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Don't Want To Hurt My Wife

by Jim

I believe I have been experiencing hypnic jerks for many years, with more frequency some times than others. My wife says they were less

frequent the last few years, but they have returned with a vengeance since I began an intense exercise program. Is it common for exercise to bring them on? It is also a pretty stressful period in my life. I mostly experience them at the moment of falling asleep, but I am not aware of any falling sensation or any other sort of vision or dream. I am worried I may hurt my wife one of these nights as my arm jerks can be fairly violent.

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Feb 19, 2015
Hurting partner worry NEW
by: Anonymous

My partner jerks and kicks in bed more frequently lately
I've been slapped in the face once,while I was sleeping,which woke me with a start! Asked why. His said it was a dream. Also been kicked and it hurts and makes me jump, then I can't get back to sleep again as worried it's gonna happen again. I no he doesn't mean these kicks but it's having a effect on me. Started to sleep in spare room.

Feb 19, 2015 NEW
by: Anonymous

My partner kicks in his sleep, is very worrying I've been kicked and it hurts, also put me of my sleep as scared he's going to kick out again. I've started to sleep in spare room, I've also been slapped in face, once only though, this he said was a dream. The kick last night was also a dream, he was trying to get out of a jungle !
He runs as a fitness thing every day, which I think is excessive, Plus he drives long distances as a job. Don't no if this is part of the reason for his issue.
He has a upset stomach tonight and as he was dropping of to sleep started twitching etc so now I'm in spare room again.

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