30+ Interesting Facts About Sleep That You Definitely Didn’t Know

Twitching Before Falling Asleep

#24 Twitching Before Falling Asleep

Did you ever have a falling sensation just when you had hit the bed? That sudden twitching and jerking of the body occur due to a phenomenon called hypnagogic jerks. It’s a common phenomenon and occurs in nearly 70% of the population.

Though there is no solid reason as to why it happens, certain studies point towards factors such as sleep deprivation, anxiety, and consuming caffeinated drinks just before bedtime.

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