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Mid-dream Freakouts
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Mid-dream Freakouts

Sometimes when I'm either having a dream or sleeping, yet still not fully asleep (if that even makes sense) I'll spasm and freak out for a full second or so. No actual reason for it that I can tell, it rarely happens, but when it does it's pretty damn weird.

Anyone else have this happen to them, and no Mystery, I do not want something about the magical properties of the brain under stress or whatever the hell you would say in a thread like this.

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Re: Mid-dream Freakouts

There's been a topic like this already. Basically, your body thinks it's dying so it tries to wake you up.

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It's because of lawn gnomes.


Especially the Travelocity one.

Anything that ever happened or will... one condition, it has to be amazing.

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02-09-2010 12:53 AM
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Re: Mid-dream Freakouts

That happened to me last night. I was lying in bed kinda half-asleep and all my limbs just jerked like I was startled. Only lasted a second but it was weird.

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02-09-2010 06:38 AM
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Yeah I get that about twice a week. My muscles will spasm and I'll jerk awake.
02-09-2010 06:39 AM
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Re: Mid-dream Freakouts

I talked about this earlier. I've never woken up from it, it was always right before I'm fully asleep. I personally think we get too tense and the body needs to let that go before it falls asleep (like when something falls for no apparent reason, 15 minutes after you move it, it builds tension gradually)

At least, that's my theory. I've also heard something about back when we were primates and we slept in trees.

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Re: Mid-dream Freakouts

Usually my dreaming spasms cause me to do all sorts of weird things, like shoving my hand between my mattress and the window in order to find something that I apparently lost (happened this morning), thrashing around uncontrollably, and, occasionally, falling off the bed in a hazy panic. It's been happening a lot more this year, probably from school and friend-related stresses. I've no idea what I'm dreaming about, though.

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It's happened to me alot. I start shaking, wake up...

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypnic_jerk

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02-11-2010 01:33 PM
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Re: Mid-dream Freakouts

yea very VERY creepy especially after watching a zombie movie.

Side note: i had this dream once where i was like in a zombie apocalypses and someone near me pushed me of a ledge and a zombie bit me in the arm and i woke up with a weird sensation in my arm like it was bit
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