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My partner tells me that my body vibrates sometimes when I sleep. It doesn't shake or twitch it vibrates. She woke me at 2:30 in the morning the other night because she was cuddling and it woke her up. She said the whole bed was litterally shaking. I have felt it on occassion when I've been woke up. It seems to center in my abdomen area. It's like my body is a vibrator on low speed. Is it anxiety or what, and why does it seem to center in my abdomen?
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replied February 5th, 2008
Hi there,

Have you had your ANA checked? I am also vibrating at night--sometimes it wakes me up and sometimes it doesn't. I am about to be diagnosed with Lupus, which is an autoimmune disorder. I do not know if it is the cause, but I am going to be seeing my specialist tomorrow and will ask him about it.
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replied February 5th, 2008
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I do that too - when I am awake, at least. I don't know about asleep. It does feel exactly like a mobile phone on Vibrate. It seems to be my arms and legs that are more affected. I thought it was some sort of problem with my nervous system. I am awaiting a nerve conduction test on my shoulder which has been very painful for months. If I find out anything I will certainly post it on here.
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replied February 15th, 2008
shonster wrote:
It does feel exactly like a mobile phone on Vibrate.


That's it exactly! I've replied to another post in this topic, so don't want to double-post but please everybody, tell me if you can find a solution...
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replied May 14th, 2013
People, get ahold of some good sedatives to take care of this. My experience is kava and benadryl combined put me out and keep me asleep. I make Kava with dry kava root but you can also buy instant kava where you simply add it to water stir and drink (I consume the kava slowly because kava can cause nausea if consumed all at once). Benadryl is also considered a sleep aid and I can vouch for that, kava and benadryl together are very potent and seemingly safe I don't believe I have suffered any health issues as a result of using them together for the past year or so but it can't hurt of course to consult a doctor for their opinion if you wish to use them. And I usually eat a small amount of spaghetti or another high carb source a few minutes after finishing the kava and benedryl as this potentiates the effect of these sedatives.

A great place to learn about where to purchase kava and kava preparation is the Kava Lounge at Yuku this is where I learned about the best kava varieties for sleep/sedation and a lot more. Keep in mind that it can take up to 2 weeks for kava to build what is known as a reverse tolerance meaning this is how long it can take before the body begins to respond to the kava. One last thing: It's VERY important to never consume alcohol and kava together, this can be extremely damaging to the liver. Best wishes to all and to all a good night's sleep Smile
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replied April 6th, 2014
I am excited to find that other people experience some kind of vibration too!!1 For me, it started about three years ago. At first, I felt like racoons were inside my mattress. This happened several times and was perplexing. When that stopped happening, my bed started vibrating. It doesn't usually last more than 30 seconds or so. It is very random. A few weeks ago I felt what felt like a grown cat walking gently across my bed. I wonder if this experience is rising among the general population.
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replied March 7th, 2008
body vibrating
I have a friend that has experienced body vibrations when she was sleeping too. I am in the medical field and I know these vibrations are not cardiac related nor is it anxiety.
It sounds like it may be caused from a condition called, "Morgellons". I guess People who have morgellons have nano technology in them. This technology vibrates to certain radio frequencies. Do research by looking up Morgellon and body vibrating. Hope this helps.
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replied March 28th, 2008
I get the same thing happening to me. It seems to have started in the last month . I only feel it when im in bed but its like my pulse is going throughout my body so fast that im vibrating. I have felt my pulse when this has happened and under the vibrating i can feel its normal. What is going on ? I am buying my first house at the moment and have been really stressed out. Maybe its something to do with stress?
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replied April 27th, 2008
body vibrates in sleep
did you figure out anything on this. I have the same problem.
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replied June 4th, 2008
body vibrates while sleeping
I can't tell you how relieved I am to know that other people suffer from this and that I am not going crazy. It only happens during sleep, and I am not a deep sleeper so I notice it alot. I never knew how to describe what I am feeling because my heart rate remains normal while the rest of my body seems to be going a mile a minute. It is the weirdest feeling. A few other things I suffered from in the past are Lyme Disease 15 years ago, Bells Palsy 9 years ago, mitral valve prolapse syndrome, anxiety attacks. I had a feeling this had to do with my nervous system but not sure how. I looked up Mogellons as recommended, but I don't have any "skin" problems, just this one symptom. For other reasons, I was on an anti depressant for a short time and noticed it "went away" during that time, but as soon as I went off it, the symptoms returned. Does anyone have any more info out there? Natural remedies, maybe?
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replied August 16th, 2013
I have posted this a couple places, but I want to make sure people get this information. I personally have experienced this twice in the last 2 weeks right after having out of body experiences, accompanied by entire body pulse vibrating as well as what I can only describe as nirvana. It is strange I know, I would not believe it if it wasn't happening to me. I thought something might be wrong with me as well, but a lot of people are experiencing this.
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replied June 4th, 2008
body vibrates while sleeping
I can't tell you how relieved I am to know that other people suffer from this and that I am not going crazy. It only happens during sleep, and I am not a deep sleeper so I notice it alot. I never knew how to describe what I am feeling because my heart rate remains normal while the rest of my body seems to be going a mile a minute. It is the weirdest feeling. A few other things I suffered from in the past are Lyme Disease 15 years ago, Bells Palsy 9 years ago, mitral valve prolapse syndrome, anxiety attacks. I had a feeling this had to do with my nervous system but not sure how. I looked up Mogellons as recommended, but I don't have any "skin" problems, just this one symptom. For other reasons, I was on an anti depressant for a short time and noticed it "went away" during that time, but as soon as I went off it, the symptoms returned. Does anyone have any more info out there? Natural remedies, maybe?
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replied June 18th, 2008
i vibrate too
It's pretty weird & I feel that it may be linked to some sort of 6th sense, 3rd eye stuff.l
Really! I have had vibrations in the past just after waking up. It's an odd, very rapid vibration that seems to come from my core, my chest & it flows out into every limb. The first time this happened was in 89. I was having one of those very intense dreams that I could swear was reality. I was dreaming there was an earth quake going on & then woke up vibrating when my Mom said it was dinner time. I immediately looked up to see if the c-fan was moving & it was not. The vibrating stopped after about a min. or so, I sat down at the table, feeling quite light headed, I said to my family that there was going to be a big earth quake. The next day, SF, CA was nailed. After that, many random premonitions started to occur. This went on for many years but in the last 10 yrs., much less. The vibrations probably happen about 3-10 times per year. The last one was during the course of an extremely odd dream that I can remember like yesterday. I also have always had the ability to control certain dreams such as stop, rew, ffd, alter the path of, etc... Hope this doesn't just sound like a bunch of crap to everyone. I wouldn't make this stuff up. Anyone else have something similar going on?
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replied January 12th, 2012
The handful of times I've experienced the vibration, which wakes me up from sleep at night, I'd still been listening to either a past life regression/hypnosis cd or this new Reiki healing deep relaxation cd. I started going to bed listening to them since they are so relaxing and right away the vibrations started. I cam remember that twice the vibration happened after intense dreams. If I start to drift off to sleep again I can feel the vibes start up again! Only if I come fully awake and go back to sleep do they stop.
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replied January 12th, 2012
The handful of times I've experienced the vibration, which wakes me up from sleep at night, I'd still been listening to either a past life regression/hypnosis cd or this new Reiki healing deep relaxation cd. I started going to bed listening to them since they are so relaxing and right away the vibrations started. I cam remember that twice the vibration happened after intense dreams. If I start to drift off to sleep again I can feel the vibes start up again! Only if I come fully awake and go back to sleep do they stop.
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replied October 14th, 2012
I've felt it on and off for years; I used to think it was one particularly ribald young lass who, in the morning as she sat on the edge of my bed, I could feel HER arm vibrating. We talked about it, she felt it too but though it it was me....

Recently, I've woke to the bed vibrating. At first, I thought it was my Infratonic (great little gadget, google and buy), but the times I've felt the vibe, the Infratonic was on the nightstand turned off.

Furthermore, I have a semi-waveless waterbed. IT continued to vibrate for many seconds, I suppose from me. I've checked the bed and components, the floors, the house, its not coming from outside of the bed...it's me.

I've also felt it on my standard mattress, so I know it's not the bed(s).

Thanks to all for making me feel a little less nuts.
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replied July 9th, 2008
Body Vibrations Vestibular in origin?
I have experienced these vibrations as well and I don't think it is so abnormal and I doubt it is pathological. I just think that a lot of people don't experience it because they are sleeping through it. Our bodies go through four stages of non-rem sleep before we achieve REM sleep (rapid eye movement). If we happen to wake up during one of those stages or even during REM sleep, we are bound to discover things about ourselves that we weren't aware of. Has anyone ever remembered a dream?

I suspect that this sensation of vibrating, at least while in deep meditative or REM sleep states may be a result of inaccurate information coming from our vestibular system in combination with this unconcious rapid eye movement. Our vestibular system is a portion of our balance system that sends our brains information on our head movements and our position in space. There are tiny structures in our ears that have our sensory neurons that respond when we move our heads. As a professional who has studied and observed vestibular pathologies, I have often wondered the role of the vestibular system in our sleep. There are few studies on the subject.

Does anyone ever notice that this generally happens when sleeping on your side? I've had sleep paralysis while sleeping on my back but never on my side. I have had head and chest vibrations only while sleeping on my side. I think that sleeping in the side position has something to do with these strange sensations in our sleep due to the orientation of the vestibular canals in our ears. Perhaps our brains are receiving confusing signals from our vestibular system or vestibular neuron activity in the brainstem. If anyone has read any studies on this, please share them. I haven't found much basis for my shallow theory, but it just makes sense to me that our balance system is the culprit.
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replied August 16th, 2013
This only occurs while I am sleeping on my back, I have never experienced this sleeping on my side, which is my most comfortable position.
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replied July 26th, 2008
Vibrations while I'm asleep
Hi, I'm new to this forum. I CANNOT begin to tell you how grateful I am to find that I am not going out of my mind.

About 4 weeks ago, I was so tired I fell asleep at my kitchen table (in itself a rarity as I never sleep in the daytime), feeling like all the energy had literally been syringed out of me in the space of 5 minutes flat. I managed to drag myself up to bed. A while later, I woke up after what felt like a battle of wills to return my seemingly levitating bed back to terra firma! I'd also experienced 3 separate vibrating instances that afternoon, my first ever.

A couple of weeks ago, I was asleep at night when again I was awakened by my body vibrating. I thought nothing of it. The following morning, totally out of the blue, my nine-year old daughter told me that she hadn't slept well the previous night because she'd been vibrating. In order not to alarm her, I made light of it and said she must have sensed an earthquake far off. I didn't tell her I'd felt the same.

The vibrations occurred while sleeping on my side. I've frequently also experienced sleep paralysis but always while on my back or front. Your tips have been very welcome, and I'll be putting them to practise pronto. This is the first time EVER I've acknowledged to anyone that this has happened to me, so it truly is a relief to find I am not alone and there's a logical sciengtific explanation for this weirdness. Still researching, but in the meantime, my thanks for your tips and advice.
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replied August 27th, 2008
vibrating bodies during sleep
All of you are experiencing a non-physical phenomenom. I strongly advise you to research "out-of-body experiences"," astral projection","and lucid dreaming" . Try to maintain your objectivity and if you are remotely religious or spiritual, pray for understanding regarding this phenomenom. You may discover you are on the cusp of witnessing wonders that transcend your normal scope of experience.
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replied February 20th, 2012
Would like to know more about body vibrating..
Can you give me more information. I have be experiencing this vibration for the past few weeks too. I was given one of those magnet (balance) braclets for Christmas and thought it might have been from that but, I stopped wearing it and the vibration have continued. I have been very sensitive to others feelings lately and would like to hear, read, whatever you know on this.
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replied May 15th, 2012
The next time this vibration occurs record it and a day or two later if it rains or a storm has occurred it may be your body tuning in to the weather. I have had similar symptoms and realized it usually rained. Often I would consult the forecast only to discover rain is underway. There has been times when they did not predict rain but I had the vibrations but guess what it rained. Human beings like animals can predict the weather. We are just not tuned into it and can not identify with it especially since modern times does everything for us there being more reliant upon technology to tell us what is up and what is down.
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replied August 16th, 2013
rich is correct. I have had the same experiences recently, accompanied by out of body experiences body vibrating for up to an hour after awakening and nirvana - I would not be believing this if it didn't happen to me. please read, this information will shed some light on what is going on.
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replied March 14th, 2013
I started going through that very same feeling, & vibrating through out my body reminds me what I thought a cat may feel when it purr's.... It started w/ me the end of 2006 when I moved into my condo. I too feel a heavy feeling like someone un seen is standing right over me. I thought my house was haunted & I still do a little bit because my cat tip toes around the front of my bed as if he knows there's something there he needs to respect. It's annoying. I will be sleeping & it will feel as if someone or something sat down next to me & wakes me up & I just tell it to stop being disrespectful & let me sleep. It wakes me up a lot. Beleive me when I say, I thought I was 'losing it' but when I would see my cat watch whatever it is, he sees something. I pray to Jesus to make it stop but when I went to another forum & saw that there were "many" of us, I don't think I am going nuts anymore. I feel we are in the "end times" & that maybe we need to pay attention to all of this...... Just an opinion.
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replied September 8th, 2008
my body vibrates when i wake to
its the weirdest thing, i will be be laying there trying to take a nap. then all the sudden it feels like my whole bed is vibrating i thought that it was something supernatural at first. i am glad i am not the only on e. i thought i was going crazy because my doctors couldn't figure it out. it also feels like i am raising up. does this happens only when i nap in the mornings.
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replied June 3rd, 2011
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I guess I will take the risk of looking like a wierdo and tell you that it is the presence of angels that you are feeling. After I was saved and filled with the spirit of God I started to have these vibrating experiences just like everyone is talking about. My fiancee goes through seasons where she vibrates in her bed at night and on occasions has an experience where she is transrelocated or leaves her body and goes to heaven. I would be interested to know if any of the people posting on this site have at times had strange things happen to there hearing.
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replied September 8th, 2008
i have got an answer
i just talked to a sleep specialist. she said the body vibrating is caused from lack of oxygen. its your bodys way of telling you to wake up. it is called sleep apnea. if i was you i would get it checked out as soon as possible because it could be dangerous.
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replied September 8th, 2008
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Have someone observe you during sleep. Objective vibrating of one's body may in fact be medically related. However, there is a purely subjective phenomenom of vibrating with causes outside of physiological explanation. Of special note is the sensation of rising you feel. I've had similar sensations prior to an out-of-body experience and before,during,or after an episode of lucid dreaming. Many have observed a corellation between the frequency of this occurrence and full moon cycles. So have I. I can almost count on one occurring every full moon or near the time thereof. I encourage you and all that experience these vibrations to note the lunar phases when they occur
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replied October 29th, 2012
I had vibrating this morning just after i fell asleep. Talked to my sister about it and she said it happens to her as well and it also happened last night to her. We also see that there is a full moon tonight. Another thought was we both partied pretty hard for a couple days of drinking. Not sure if thats linked or not. my sister was saying she believes in out of body experience as well..Also glad I am not going crazy!
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replied September 9th, 2008
i don't think it is a out of body experience
i will be going to see a sleep specialist wednesday. i should be able to get some answers. when you say lucid dreaming what does that mean? they will be watching me sleep next week. hopefully i will not stop breathing in my sleep anymore after i am treated. it is really scary.
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replied September 9th, 2008
lucid dreaming
Lucid dreaming is the phenomenom of awareness that one is dreaming while dreaming. During this state one is virtually omniscient. All aspects of the dreamscape can be manipulated while lucid. This state can be sustained as long as one maintains a degree of emotional detachment. Lucid dreaming is most likely to occur during full moons. Here's a lunar calendar to refer to http://kalender-365.de/lunar-calendar.php
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replied September 9th, 2008
Your all purring cats! Smile
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replied September 9th, 2008
i still don"t understand what your talking about
but i can tell you about my reoccuring dream. its like i am awake but i am really not. i will get out of bed like 20 times and it feels like i am awake but i am not. then when i really do wake up i can"t move. can you explain that. i have been dreaming it for like 4 years.
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