InstaSleep Reviews Team article notes:
- An estimated 60-70% of Americans regularly experience a phenomenon known as a hypnic jerk—also known as a hypnagogic jerk, or sleep start—which strikes as a person falls into a deep sleep.
- Although there is no definite explanation for what causes hypnic jerks, people are more likely to suffer from them when they’re sleep deprived or anxious, or when they do sleep-impairing habits before going to bed, like drinking caffeine or doing exercise close to bedtime.
Here’s what you need to know about hypnic jerks (aka hypnagogic jerks), which strike as a person falls into a deep sleep.
This article was selected by the InstaSleep Reviews Team. Please enjoy this read and learn about the Hypnic Jerk, and why your body twitches as you’re falling asleep.