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    • This phenomenon is known as a hypnic jerk. According to the Journal of Neural Transmission, it is thought to be caused by your body confusing sudden relaxation with the sensation of falling.
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    • Bright 29 jul
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    • This is caused by you relaxing too fast and your brain being like “holy fuck am I dying?” So it sends that jolt to your body to make sure you’re alive.
      Zomroxy 29 jul
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    • Dude I rarely have dreams but when I do it’s literally the most realistic thing ever. One dream I had I actually asked someone in the dream “am I dreaming” and they said no this is real. Shits intense
      spud__ 29 jul
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      MacauliflowerCulkin 29 jul
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    • So then you are stuck awake for a bit trying to get your heart to calm down.
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    • Yeah called a hypnic jerk, can be caused by a bunch of things including lack of sleep, caffeine, stress and others
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    • Bot account. Bot account.
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    • I dreamed I was falling but in reality I fell off my bed.
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    • Does anyone else’s body just do that thing where you just spaz out and it feels like your adrenaline starts running
      Angel272 29 jul
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    • I had a dream that I was falling out of my bed only to wake up to me falling out of my bed. I don’t know if I just rolled out of bed, awake the whole time, or if what happened in the dream happened irl too. Idk
      Titus77 29 jul
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    • That makes me want to die
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      VEXBANE 29 jul
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    • It’s actually when your heart rate drops fast and yo body thinks you dying so it gives a shot of adrenaline
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    • Goodnight girl I’ll see yah tomorrow
      Zariyama 30 jul
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    • These memes old af!
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    • Remember this?
      Oceon_Man 30 jul
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    • My body hasn’t done this in a while
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    • That’s never happened to me actually. My body makes me think there’s an earthquake tho
      molecules 29 jul
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    • Can't fall asleep w/o that feeling
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    • That’s happened to me way too many times to the point I just stayed up all night for that to not happen to me
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    • AmerikanKarnage this scares the shit outta me
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    • I thought this was only a problem with me
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    • anyone look at when this was posted holey shit
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    • I like when weird shit like that happens, I dunno why
      tweb 29 jul
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    • I kinda like when it happens
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    • Happened to me all the time in class the teacher used to say I was skydiving just because of my obnoxious spasm
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    • I live that feeling tho... its a sign im boutta fall asleep
      kussImmak 29 jul
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    • Happened to me last night.
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    • I honestly like the falling thing, it's spook at first but and you realized that you might actually want to sleep like that
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    • It especially sucks when you're ALREADY IN THE BED!
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    • That’s the best
      Alpha_Wolf97 25 nov 2019
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    • I heard that that’s you almost dying and your adrenaline waking you up to keep you alive
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    • Heartrate too slow.
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    • It's a much less sudden jump now than when I was a kid.. easy to fall back asleep to, etc. Maybe it's just happened a bunch or whatever
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    • I love it it’s so relaxing to me
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    • I've never fallen like that in a dream and I wonder what it's like
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    • Bro I either have this or I have a fucking spasm on my chest and my brain thinks its a spider and it scares the ever living shit out of me.
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    • Is it weird that this similar thing happens when my whole jaw like shifts and makes like a zzz noise
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    • That's how u get a seizure
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    • Dudes been here for one day and has 10 million likes bro
      izuumi 1 aug
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    • I want this to happen to me
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    • I only get that feeling if I go up or down a step in a dream
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    • This always happened to me when I would take a nap in class
      yaboi2D 1 aug
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    • Like 5 years ago, I had a dream like this, I fell off a cell tower. Last year, I climbed that tower, I'm writing this from purgatory, because I fell
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    • That’s actually a shockwave your body sends out to make sure you’re asleep
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    • I thought that was just me
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    • Thats a small spert of adrenaline tp wake you up because your brain thought you were dying from falling asleep to quickly
      Sedeltiun 31 jul
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    • I get that just walking around
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    • Never happened to me...
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    • Usually when I dream and I find out Im dreaming, I begin to wake up and its gay. The other night I figured out its just a dream and began to cause chaos. This time I stayed in the dream for a good whule
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    • jump not fall
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    • The same thing happens with me except it’s not really ever falling for me it like oh I got shot or punched by someone or something like that
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    • When I lay down I'll occasionally get this feeling in my head and its like I get really small inside my own body and I start spinning inside it. Its weird.
      minemitts 31 jul
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    • I drove straight into a semi truck and kicked my cat the other night.
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    • I know I’m depressed because I don’t fight the fall anymore. Fuck it time to embrace the void
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    • Lowkey like when it happens just so i can go back to sleep. Nothing beats falling asleep when you’re drowsy and comfy already
      beverage_ 31 jul
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    • Remember ur dreams, be lucky if what u saw and learn from it
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    • I only get that when I smoke a zoot before I sleep
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    • In my dream I was in shreks swamp and tripped over a tree trunk and scared myself awake
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    • I did that last night. After staring at the ceiling for like 45 minutes trying to fall asleep, I almost went under and started to dream that I was running down a driveway, then tripped and jolted myself back awake.
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    • What fake fall thing
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    • It says it was posted November 24, 2019.
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    • ianscene 30 jul
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    • When u wake up early and ur jaw hurts? Wtf why does it hurt what was i doing in my sleep that make my jaw hurt
      IceByte 30 jul
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    • Anyone know why that happens?
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    • Did that last night. This time it lasted a little longer and my leg shook after I woke up
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    • I slept over at my boyfriends the other night and that happened to him, so he did that twitchy thing and he accidentally slapped me in the face. I couldn’t sleep for the next 15 minutes because I kept laughing
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    • Dude this shit happens all the time with me
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    • Yeah I fell asleep on my chair with my feet on my desk and my body pushed me to the ground like a focking d1 offensive linemen
      exo_Ryan 30 jul
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    • I’ve seen a hypnotist at the renaissance festival and she said that’s the closest thing to real hypnotism.
      CrazyCray 30 jul
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    • happens to me every fucking night
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    • I dreamt I was in a dream, though I was not. Long story short, Norway is gone.
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    • I had a nice dream at first in my old house with my family then I asked my aunt if this was a dream and suddenly everything was black. Nothing existed anymore then all of a sudden I went to a different dream where me and cousin went to the same school. I still knew I was in a dream but I didnt sayit
      chloe99 30 jul
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    • Never felt that
      cdog04 30 jul
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    • You ever have that be your wake-up call at three in the morning after you die in a dream?
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    • I was told that was mini heart attacks.
      IamHavel 30 jul
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    • Hypnic shock
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    • I haven’t had that happen to me in a while like 4 years
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    • There is two falling feelings Falling in a nightmare and then the elevator drop both of these ways wake you up But one will cause you to sit or both of them all I don’t know
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    • How do I trick my body into do it I love the fake fall thing
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    • I randomly am in bed with my eyes closed right on the edge of sleep and I get a flash of light and a loud ass noise in my head
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    • Mmm finally the correct usage of your and you're lol
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    • I read once its your body’s way of making sure you survive because your heart rate slows down so much that it thinks your dying so it generates a rush of adrenaline to keep you going
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    • Did you know you apperantly die when that happens the sudden feeling of hitting the ground and waking up immediately afterwards was your heart being jumpstarted to keep you alive for another day
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    • I slept on my back for the first time and it was weird
      fusion_Hf 30 jul
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    • Recon115 30 jul
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    • Bro last night I felt like I slipped on a floor while I was laying down
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    • I love that feeling of falling
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    • Rinzler9 30 jul
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    • I've never once experienced this
      Jca2790 30 jul
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