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Why does my body jump just as I'm falling asleep?

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  • ADr. Mehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease), answered
    muscle jerks

    Ever wake up suddenly as your body jumps awake? In this video, Dr. Oz reveals the cause of these sudden muscle jerks.

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