Sleep Disorders
Human Behavior

Why do people jerk when they're sleeping?

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September 04, 2010 11:24PM

the reason why we jerk when we sleep it is your mind telling you

you have stopped breathing so your body kinda scares you to wake up

so you will start to breath again.

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