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REM sleep

Dr. Ibrahim wrote a piece on 08-4-2011 about sleep, twitch, falling asleep, sleep deprived, REM sleep, trouble sleeping.

I was asked by a patient why they twitch at night as they are falling asleep.  I assured them that they are not alone as this often happens to many of us during the initiation of sleep.  The falling sensation or twitch is known as a hypnagogic...