sleep start

sleep start

(stărt) [ME. sterten]
Muscle jerking or shortening that occurs at the onset of sleep, usually involving the legs but occasionally the arms, neck, or head.
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Sleep onset latency: the period of time between bedtime and sleep start.
This also takes into account that the Sailor has the same sleep start time, each night of midnight.
The movement, known as a sleep start, or hypnic or myoclonic jerk, usually happens just before deeper sleep.
If I stop taking them, within a week my sleep starts to lighten in quality, the amount of my sleep diminishes, and my old insomniac patterns reappear.
This feature distinguishes RLS from sleep starts (hypnagogic jerks), for example, which are involuntary movements.
A healthy night's sleep starts with preparation, Twery says.
As described, Ashley's symptoms could suggest a number of disorders (TABLE): specifically, nocturnal leg cramps (NLC), akathisia, restless legs syndrome (RLS), peripheral polyneuropathy, hypnic jerks or sleep starts, and periodic limb movements in sleep (PLMs).
It has been posited that sleep starts are a result of changes in CNS control of motor activity at sleep onset.
Sleep starts are sudden brief muscle contractions in one or more parts of the body that occur at sleep onset (ASDA, 1990).
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BODY temperature that has dropped during sleep starts to rise and the likelihood of waking increases.