VIDEO: Here's the reason why people feel like they're falling or twitch while sleeping 6 years ago

VIDEO: Here's the reason why people feel like they're falling or twitch while sleeping

There's nothing quite like a good night's rest.

Every single person has their own unique sleep patterns - but have you ever met someone that constantly seems like they're wrestling crocodiles while catching up on a good night's sleep?

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If you frequently have the same recurring dream - the sensation that your falling through the air - or find yourself being told that you kick, shake or have some incredibly weird sleep patterns then this video by Discovery World is definitely for you.

The technical term for this strange reaction from your body is a "hypnagogic jerk" and while this phrase sounds like a contestant from Countdown is engaging in the worst smacktalk ever, it's something that quite a lot of us do.

Take a look.

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