Is It Normal If The Body Jerks During Sleep When Mosquitoes Stick?
Says every time I want to sleep I always flinch due to itching and also if the mosquito sticks directly snapped, there is even someone on my phone to wake up. Is it a disease or disorder?
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The habit of jerking when you start sleeping either due to itching, mosquitoes or the sound of a telephone, then this condition is likely a muscle pounding in the early phase of your sleep, which is called Hypnogogic jerks. This shows your sleep is not yet deep and your body is still in alert condition. Individuals with hynogogic jerks or hypnic jerks will feel complaints like people who are shocked, with strong, sudden, and brief muscular contractions; where this condition occurs when you start sleeping. This condition is a natural and often found in humans, where almost 70% of people feel this complaint.
When this condition occurs, not all hypnic jerks cause you to wake up, but certain conditions keep you asleep and asleep; some conditions make you wake up. Some complaints that accompany hypnic jerks can be:
1. body muscles jerked
2. body sensations such as falling
3. a dream or hallucination as if you were falling, jumping or something surprising
4. fast breathing
Some of the conditions below often trigger hypnic jerks, such as:
1. physical exhaustion
2. excessive thought load and not as usual
3. worry or excessive worry about something
4. consumption of certain drugs
5. is suffering from illness, such as a fever
6. consumption of stimulants, such as caffeine, nicotine
7. exercise, exercise, or strenuous activities before bedtime
8. history of sleep disorders
Therefore, it is important that you evaluate and identify the frequency of hypnic jerks and evaluate possible triggers, this is needed to help identify possible causes that aggravate this complaint and to help you reduce this complaint even though this is reasonable. Some triggers of hypnic jerks are of concern, such as anxiety, physical fatigue, pain in the body where this will affect your health in the future. If you can control the trigger, it is hoped that the frequency of hypnic jerks will decrease and not disturb your sleep quality.
However, if you feel this complaint is bothering you, you should consider consulting directly with your neurologist or psychiatrist. The doctor will conduct an interview regarding this complaint. Physical examination and supporting examination will be done to help ensure the presence or absence of medical conditions that underlie these complaints, such as depression, electrolyte balance disorders, or disorders of the nerves. If indeed the results of the examination show there are no other underlying diseases, then this hypnic jerks is expected not to disturb your sleep. the doctor will help provide recommendations for treatment at home.
Henceforth, several attempts you can make to help you relax more before bed:
1. avoid conflict
2. avoid the condition of the heart that is easily emotional
3. avoid stress
4. do routine exercise and relaxation
5. ideally your weight
6. sleep at bedtime in 8 hours, avoid sleeping late
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