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dabearzfan4life posted:
I've been trying to find answer everywhere — What could cause these movement/jerks? They happen every time I feel comfortable enough to sleep, and happen at the moment of sleep. My anxiety is increasing because I have had these symptoms for a month and a half and also have developed daytime tremors and muscle twitches when sitting still. Any help or guidance would be appreciated. Video with symptoms shown below-
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQDsJkWR6pE

Thanks,
Matt
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atti_editor responded:
Hi Matt and thanks for posting!

I'm sorry that you are going through this. The only way to get a proper diagnosis is to make an appointment to see your doctor and/or a sleep specialist. Make sure that you bring the video you posted with you, because it could give them some good insight.

What you are describing could be Restless Leg Syndrome , which can cause your legs or arms to jerk after you fall asleep and is accompanied by an uncomfortable urge to move your arms or legs during waking hours. The link above will provide you with more information.


Best wishes

-Atti


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