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Have nightmares, feeling jittery, shaking. What is wrong with me?

I wake up running out of my sleep really fast pulling on door knobs abd windows not know where i am, itll last about a couple seconds minute at the most, after ive came back to reality amd is all the way woke, my body is jittery and shaking ....whats wrong with me, this happens at least once or twice a week....My name is Treiana i am 25yrs old
Asked On : Thu, 4 Apr 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Dec 2014
Welcome to Health Care Magic

You experienced sudden awakening from sleep and found yourself running and pulling door knobs. After that shaking of body was observed.
These type of symptoms may occur due to following reasons
- It may be due to disturbance of sleep due to night mares.
- It may be an episode of seizure.
So I would advise you to please visit a good psychiatrist and get your EEG done to rule out any seizure discharge from brain. Also if seizure is ruled out then you can take advise regarding sleep dysfunction.

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi
Answered: Fri, 5 Apr 2013
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