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August 12th, 2010
I have had this for a very long time. I thought I would google it and started reading about 30mins ago, and would you believe while watching TV just the guy on a program called dinner date just mentioned the very same thing. I would class myself as a spiritual person.

I know it isnt springs in the bed as it happens at my home which is a memory foam mattress and at my girlfriends which is sprung.
As of yet I have no idea what it is. my personal experience is of soft 'tremor' like vibrations they no longer scare me but it is quite annoying when I am trying to sleep. Constantly feeling tired, I think the tremors may be keeping me awake and stopping me from getting a good nights sleep.
If I miraculously figure out what it is I will post here, thank you for reading.
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replied September 26th, 2010
bed shaking
I too experience the bed shaking. It feels like someone is at the foot of my bed jerking it with their knee. It happens about once a week. I always think it's an earthquake. I'm so relieved I am not the only one experiencing this.
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replied September 28th, 2010
been there, know whats up
happened to me like 3 times, woke up thought the bed was shaking, one time i got sick, so my girlfriend reluctantly came over to care for me, we where having issues back then anyways, she said once i fell asleep the bed started shaking and she said it was my heart beat that she was surprised how strong it was that it moved the bed even with her on it, so there you go, all you people probably have sleep paralysis and your heart beat is very strong that even the bed shakes but your paralyzed so it feels like it shaking so you when you get up it stops
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replied October 5th, 2010
Bed shaking in Germany
I feel lucky to have found this thread of communications regarding bed shaking. I currently live in Germany - in a newer home, just for a few years total. My 2nd floor bedroom has a beautiful big sky-light window, simple and beautiful big furniture. I do not own a TV, only a little laptop to entertain myself beyond books. I usally sleep very well and have normal sleep patterns - as far as I know. I am a healthy 35 yr old female - well balanced, content, and quite spiritual (no organized or aberrant religion). I am independent (live and travel alone), strong-willed, have great self-awareness and well educated (beyond PhD).

Last night about midnight, after 1 hr of light sleep, I was paralysed when the very fast, well-patterned bed shaking began - very systematically as if machine powered. I was laying on my stomach with my head just a bit on the pillow. It woke me up but I could not move. What brought me to consciousness was how my flannel pajamas were rubbing against my flannel sheets causing painful friction on my upper torso...otherwise I might have awakened fully. When I awakened more, I started conveying mentally (repeatedly), "I am not aleep yet"...as if telling something that I need to be fully asleep before 'they'/'it' use or bother me. What came to mind was what happened in Nome, Alaska - depicted in the recent movie "The Fourth Kind."
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replied October 10th, 2010
Bed Shaking
I have experienced this here in Virginia for about 5 years now. I have lived here for 14 years. Just a rhythmic rocking of the bed like someone nudging it with their knee. I won't let it spook me because I figure I need to understand it before it could scare me. My floor is a concrete slab and my bed is a platform memory foam bed (no springs). It is really annoying to wake up and find it happening. Sometimes the backs of my legs tingle at the same time. Now I know a lot about sleep phenomena. I am the occasional lucid dreamer and I have experienced sleep paralysis many times. I am a mild insomniac mostly because of "caffeine use" I suspect. I sleep lightly I don't believe in anything paranormal. I'd really like it to stop.
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replied November 6th, 2010
Jesus and bed shaking
Hey guys, go listen to Mark Driscoll's 'Jesus heals a little boy' or 'Jesus vs Satan' ... Explains a lot.. But basically I just called on the name of Jesus Christ to help me and in his name that the spirits must leave.. And the bed shaking stopped...they stopped instantly.. He is the highest power, name above every name that everything must obey, especially evil spirits... As He is God.

Being honest it happened to me because of sin in my life that opened a door way to this (sexual activity with a Hindu spiritualist, porn etc) so I repented of this immediately to close this door...

Like i said go listen to Mark Driscoll of Mars Hill on podcast or their site but be sure of this, spiritually there is Jesus and then evil. That is it. And Jesus docent shake beds. So call on his name, repent find a good church (the bigger and longer it's been around it usually means they are doing so something right)

Let me know ur thoughts

English guy
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replied November 18th, 2010
bed shaking mystery
OK so it seams apparent to me that nobody has a clue to what is going on. to be sure you can just read the messages. a lot of people have went through measures to see where the shaking comes from. I would be more concerned as to why. i am worried for everyone because i have bed shaking too. sometimes i have had more than just shaking bed. i dont know what is going on, but i think most people here have something in common they are not sharing.
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replied November 28th, 2010
stuff moving inside of four brand new mattresses
I have purchased four brand new mattresses and each one, I feel like something is moving inside my mattress. This usually happens when I am lying down to a relaxed state. I do sometimes feel what movements in the heels of my feet, legs, arms, which appear to be a tingly kinda of feeling that may be consistent with mixed brain and body signals. But what really bothers me is the feeling of something inside of the mattress. I have bought one right after the other and the same thing seems to happen in each one. It actually feels like something moving inside of the mattress. I have shared this with only close friends because I feel like I am being viewed as a crazy person. This started a year ago. I felt it in one bed and then I went to sleep in another room and it seemed even more pronounced in that bed. I actually think I even hear something moving. I called two different exterminators to come out because the movement made me think of mice for some reason and each of them said that there is no evidence of any rodents in my home and it would not be possible for rodents or any other living thing to survive in a sealed mattress. Anyway, I don't like this and would like not to feel this and be able to lye in my bed without the feeling of something moving in my mattress. I have even had my friend cut open a brand new mattress and there was nothing there in the section that we cut open. My friend is convinced that it is impossible for anything to be in my bed, but I feel this not only on the side I am lying on but there appear or feels like movement on the other side of the bed as well. This can be nerve wrecking. I did notice there was a six month period when I slept on an air mattress I did not feel this or maybe did not notice it. There seems to be no real explaination for this real thing that I am experiencing
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replied July 12th, 2011
Movement in mattress
Hi Suzette 1955. My brother-n-law is going through the same exact thing and it puzzles me that he is going through this. He too have bought several mattresses and cut them open not to find anything in them. We also talked to his doctor to see maybe if its medication he is taken or what. The doctor check his blood pressure, chlosterol and did blood work but he couldn't find anything wrong. Did you find out what this is? Please let me know. Thank you
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replied July 18th, 2011
I am experiencing this too. I get slim to no sleep. I feel something moving so strong sometimes it feels like it's lifting me a little. I feel this when I'm fully awake sometimes when I'm just laying in bed watching tv, but it's a lot worse when I try to fall asleep. I even feel movement inside my pillow. I sit up and put my hand against it and I can feel it with my hand too. It feels like a small animal is moving around. Sometimes its a poking sensation. Sometimes I swear I can hear it moving too. My daughter likes to sleep with me sometimes but she doesnt experience it at all. Even when she's sleeping right next to me completely peaceful, I can't sleep at all because of this movement. And I too have bought a new mattress and pillow set, didnt help. I still felt the movement in the new set. I'm a deeply spiritual person so I have come to the conclusion that it's some type of energy fluctuation or something. Sometimes its a vibration that seems to flow from head to toe, but more often than not it's the moving inside my bed. I just want so badly to sleep as peacefully as I use to
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replied June 15th, 2012
That's EXACTLY how I feel. Now it's happening while I sleep on my couch. I guess I will have to try the air mattress.
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replied June 15th, 2012
I have the same feelings.My friend thought it might be mice or a snake. He came over to my house. He pushed on the bed and laid on the bed. He didn't feel anything. We knelt down and prayed to remove anything from the bed. He left.

In the middle of the night the feeling of something moving in my bed became worse. It literally felt like something racing up and down the bed and hitting the wall. As though, whatever was in the bed was trying to get out. The next day, I called him back and we removed the bed and box spring from my building. The mattress had no openings in the sealed mattress cover.

I am now sleeping on my couch. Guess what? It's happening again.
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replied December 2nd, 2010
No Restless leg syndrome. How do I cope with situation?
My bed trembles. Wide awake when it happens. Also feels like someone sitting on edge of bed or crawling into bed. Im a big guy and not afraid during this. Im just aware it is happening. I lived in this home 4 years ago and just moved back. It happened before and now that im back its even more intense. Never happened in other homes.
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replied December 3rd, 2010
This is common,
I have this every night, but the point is...
This condition is caused by a vibration in the equilibrium .
the equilibrium is the pert of your body in your ear that keeps you balanced...
so if the equilibrium is disturbed due in most cases a heartbeat, you may feel like your bed is shaking, like you can feel it but now really prove it.

also this can be caused by your heartbeat alone...
So there are many reasons for this and there is no ghosts earthquakes or anything that's doe to the paranormal or my earth, just by your own body!
also this can cause nausea.
also sleep paralysis is most likely, but only if you feel like your not in control of your body.
And i have done many tests to prove this.
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replied December 20th, 2010
Bed shaking
I just recently experienced this. I was taking a short nap and was not yet asleep. I felt the bed shake rapidly like my dog was leaning against the bed scratching himself with his leg. Without much thought I yelled at the dog, but it didn't stop. I got out of bed and the dog was not there. My room was empty except for me. I stood over my bed and placed my hands on my mattress and still felt vibrations.

This incident left me very disturbed and I thought long and hard about it. Many nights I have woken to what I thought was the dog scratching himself (he has a skin allergy) while leaning against the bed, but now I am not so sure.
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replied December 30th, 2010
My daughter for the past few days has been telling me her bed shakes. I told her to wake me next time. The next night she did, I had her sleep in my bed and I went to hers. During the night the bed shook on several occasions. very quick and short shakes. I will investigate this further to see if there is an explanation. But as of for now it is happening.
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replied January 1st, 2011
Has NOTHING to do with ANY SLEEP STATE
I have been having this happening to me for a few years now. a few people have suggested it has something to do with your sleep state. in my case, it does not.

i am totally awake when this happens. in fact, i just went back to my bed to lie down before i posted this message and it started happening within five minutes. it was like a vehicle had gone down my street and the vibrations of the vehicle causes my bed to lightly tremble (except it happens when no cars are passing). it has been happening for the last few months.

1) at first i thought it was my neighbor having sex (our bedrooms share a wall).

2) then i thought that maybe, just maybe, my neighbor had a clothing dryer, but i know this not to be the case.

i am taking wellburtrin and remeron. i'm not sure if it's involved, because it had been happening before i went on the medications. i've also have been experiencing interrupted sleep nightly for about the same amount of time.
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replied January 9th, 2011
I too share the same experience
holy crap same thing has been happening to me. it would happen occasionally in my old house, but back then i lived in the attic so i thought it was just the wind blowing the house, causing the room to slightly shake but this time it happened again and I live in the basement! So that rules out wind or earthquakes because I live in NJ. The really weird thing is that it happens when your about to fall asleep and to make it sound even more scary It wasn't the shaking that woke me up, a picture frame outside my room fell and it made a loud noise which is what woke me up. then I realized the bed was shaking... this freaked me out, but I'm so used to it I just waited for it to pass and it did. I heard stories before that when this happen, spirits or a dead relative is trying to tell you something.. but what? I dont know. Also I've had experience sleep paralysis. Some how I feel like this is all conected. who knows what actually cause these events but Im glad to know that I'm not the only one. I really think it's spirits trying to catch your attention lets just hope It has not malicious intentions.
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replied January 9th, 2011
REMERON
I stopped taking REMERON and the bed shaking has since discontinued.
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replied January 26th, 2011
A similar experience happened to me this morning and I am freaked out. I woke up at 9 in the morning and went to go eat breakfast. When I came back to my room, I decided to take a quick nap because I didn't get a lot of sleep the night before. The nap lasted about an hour. I would wake up throughout the nap to check my phone for the time and text message. At one point of my nap, I start to hear the sound of someone/something scratching on my pillow. I can hear it and feel the pillow moving a bit. I try to get up but I am too tired. I then begin to feel my bed shake. It felt like somebody was pushing on the bed to wake me up. Only thing is that I was in my room by myself and my door was locked. Everything at this point is very vivid and real. It did not feel like a dream. The next part felt like a dream when I got out of bed to look at my mattress and the mattress is moving on its' own. I don't know what to think about this. I've experienced feeling my bed shake before but never the scratching noises on my pillow. Thoughts? Help?
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replied January 30th, 2011
Hair standing on end
I've experienced the bed shaking after I've woken up on plenty of occasions. As a kid my bed would actually lift up and slam back down. My window has opened itself and slammed shut on it's own when I was about 6yo- my bedroom was on the 3rd floor of a townhouse.

The other morning I heard a dog whimper and jump up onto my bed and run around me, knocking into my legs and sticking it's nose in my face and snorting. I could hear the dog's collar jingle and then jump back down off the bed making a light boom as it landed on my floor - I don't have a dog. This all happens after I awake and am fully conscious of what else is going on; I can move my arms and legs as it is happening. I've also experienced someone sitting on my bed next to me. I woke up to someone rubbing my thigh and felt them get up off the bed as the mattress bounced back. My sheets have even been tucked under me as I lay awake. You know it's real cause it always happens while you are awake. It's not that I am waking up in a dream state and then gaining consciousness. I am a light sleeper, I know when something wakes me up and I actually get a little pissed at first. Another time I woke up with my hair standing up on end. This was when I was spending the night in a guest house on a farm. I was sleeping in the living room on a couch. I felt as if someone was hovering over me...then a sarcastic voice from across the room told me, "If you think you're smart, walk over here again!"...I screamed and turned on all the lights and then watched TV from 3am till 5 after that. I've always felt at peace with this...not a lot of people I know believe this sort of thing. But I know it happens.
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replied January 30th, 2011
Bed-shaking
I really don't think that science has at all reached a point of understanding sleep or the brain to be able to really describe what's going on. I've experienced this 4-5 times in my life. I'm in my early 20's. The first episode I can remember I was in high school. It happened to me a couple nights ago, which is why I googled the subject. I don't feel that my body nor mind are asleep when it occurs. I definitely don't rule out the possibilities of things that I don't understand, like energies, psychic or otherwise.

The first time it happened to me was perhaps the most intense, but a couple days ago it was different from the other times. The first time I felt that the whole room was shaking, and could see even my door shaking, but it was not making noise, so I assumed it was something going on with my eyes, like a seeing a motion-picture when the camera itself is vibrating. I even got out of the bed and got on my hands and knees, feeling the floor, trying to figure out what was going on. I couldn't feel the floor shaking, but when I put my hands on the bed (still on my knees on the floor) I could feel the vibrations again. I found out the next morning that there was of course no earthquake, but there had been a very large earthquake at the same time in Alaska I believe. I was in Oregon.

The other night, as I mentioned, was different. I was woken up by the bed moving, but in a different way. Instead of the whole bed vibrating, I felt as if there were something INSIDE the bed, moving around. Poking and pushing on the bed inside of a space at least as large as a square foot. If you've ever been in a massage chair, it felt kind of like that, except softer and less "mechanical." I didn't panic, as I'm both getting used to these strange sensations, and I'm also the kind of person who would not freak out if I saw a person levitating down the street. At least that's what I feel, but as I have never had the experience of seeing someone levitating down the street, I can't be sure of my reaction would really be.

I, too, convinced myself at one point that it was my heartbeat causing the effect. I can often feel my heart beat very strongly in different places in my body: fingers, toes, stomach area, head, and of course, the chest. I figured that if it were my heart beating, if I touched something like the bed, even after sitting up, putting pressure on the hands would make me feel my pulse stronger, but giving the sensation that the bed was really shaking. However, I really don't think that that's what's going on, and last night was most definitely not my heart beat. Like I said, I didn't panic, I just moved to the other side of the bed and I stopped feeling the moving around. That's what woke me up. I sad up to feel it with my hands, but it was only a small part of the whole bed. If I let my imagination run wild, I go to some disconcerting ideas, but I'm really not going to worry about it. I am curious though. I didn't know that this happened to others until I read this forum.
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replied February 14th, 2011
I just had this happen last night at a hotel. Never happened to me before. I awoke to find my side of the bed shaking. Not my husband's part, just mine (he never awoke). I then stayed awake for some time, and it happened twice again....while I was awake. I could not understand what it could be as there was nothing in (or out of) the room to cause this, but I was definitely awake later when it happened, and it WAS the bed shaking - not me. I could feel the mattress moving with my hand.
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replied February 21st, 2011
My bed shakes too!
Wow, I thought I was the only one! I've been feeling like my bed's been shaking almost every night now for about three months. At first I was wary (I'm in California and used to earthquakes), but no one else in the house seemed to feel the "tremors" that I felt. The shakings really do feel like low-intensity tremors, only without any sounds. I am always fully awake or falling asleep when I feel them. They are not scary, but I have a hard time falling asleep when I feel like I'm shaking. Nothing bad ever happens, and I really doubt it is anything to do with the spiritual realm. I'm just worried when real earthquakes hit, I won't know the difference anymore. I wish I knew how to stop the shaking!
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