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April 1st, 2009
Bed shaing
I have been having the same problems and would like to chat with people about this,

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replied April 2nd, 2009
Im not alone...
I just had this happen to me lastnight. Its not my first time. And its definitely not a sleep disorder because in my last apartment... my wife and I were about to fall asleep when we BOTH started to feel the bed shake. It was a very easy kind of bed shake but still freaky. I posted it on my website. Had to share it with my friends! I think its ghosts... has to be. For me and my wife to feel this in our last apartment together, no earthquakes reported in Hampton, VA, no other way this could of happened. We tried debunking it... but nothing! Now im in Fort Mill, SC and its happening here... AM I BEING FOLLOWED? I'm spooked!!
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replied April 6th, 2009
My bed shaking for years now
I HAVE THE EXACTLY SAME EXPERIENCE!!! It started may be 6-7 years ago. I have just fall asleep and are woken up by shaking of the bed. When it first happened I freaked out. On the 4-5 time I aksed my mom to sit on the bed and she said she feels it too. Then just some occasionaly shaking very lightly for the last years. Last night it was just me and my sister at home. My bed started shaking very heavy and I woke up thinking it was the cat scratching. Of course she was nowhere near my bed. I turned n the lights and sat on the bed but it kept on shaking. No noises no nothing. It continued for 2-3 minutes and slowly ligtened till it stopped. Of course i couldnt sleep anymore so i had to turn the tv and the lights and sleep like that... I don't know what to do. I'm thinking of seeing a doctor or I dont know. I go to church from time to time, but as little as I believe in higher powers less I believe in potergeists and things like that. What can shake just my bed at night (around 2 o clock) nothing else. It scary I will move my bed may be it's some fung shui problem I dont know appreciate any help:(
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replied April 6th, 2009
Great to know that I am not alone! This happened to me last night. It has happened before, but this time it was much scarier. I felt the sheets around me get tighter, i felt someone's hand on me, my bed was shaking, a girl calling out my name, and I started seeing faces. It was weired. I think it has to do with spririts. Its nothing to be scared of..but I've heard from a psychic that your spirit leaves to visit others and when it comes back to your body it doesnt enter so smoothly. I am a spiritual person btw.
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replied April 13th, 2009
I have the same
Wife and I were sleeping, in the middle of the night, I remember being half-woken and feeling as though I was being violently shaken, then my wife was saying to me did you feel the bed moving. No explanation for it, and just for the record the nonsense about ghosts and catholic priests is just ridiculous above. I've looked into it, and convection in the simple harmonic motion of the springs in the mattress may well be accountable due to body heat and vapour escaping through the material. once SHM starts it has a lot of energy to carry on. That would be my hypothsis as a physicist but would have to research it to back up such a claim .
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replied September 24th, 2017
If it's physics causing the bed to shake, it should shake pretty much the same pretty much every night, right? so long as the conditions are the same, you would necessarily get the same result. but it doesn't happen that way at all.
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replied April 18th, 2009
bed shaking
well, for the past few years its been happening to me. i will be sleeping at night and all off a sudden i wake up and my bed is shaking. or i wont even be asleep. ill be wide awake having a conversation with my roommate and my bed shakes.

at first i used to freak out a little bit, but nothing bad ever follows.

sooo ive talked to people about this and ive heard two things.

1. its a ghost messing with me.

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2. we are constantly having minor earthquakes that are too small to come up on a richter scale (idk if thats how you spell it), and some just happen to feel them. . .

idk.

just sharing my thoughts.
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replied April 27th, 2009
Same... anyone have more?
This has been happening to me for almost 2 years now. It happens while in bed or just relaxing while watching TV. It happens when I am fully awake or when I am about to fall asleep. I've gotten out of the bed and tried laying flat on the ground (House is on a slab) and still felt it. My girlfriend gets worried because she doesn't feel anything when I ask her about it. I'm not a religious person and I quickly discard "spiritual activity".

My day-to-day symptoms for the past 2 years (23 - Male):
- Extreme Fatigue (All day, every day -- my biggest complaint)
- Headaches (Everyday starting 1-4pm)
- The rough shaking experience while laying still
- Sometimes I feel like I am rocking back and forth to the pace of my pulse but am not actually moving
- Dry Eyes (diagnosed as episcleritis -- left eye)
- Random Chest Pains (followed by tingling left elbow)
- Vertigo (the best way I can describe it -- this is relatively new)
- Constantly thirsty
- Very sensitive to temperature change.

I'm not the hypochondriac type. I've been to the doctor a total of 7 times my entire life. This includes one recent visit regarding all of these symptoms that resulted in the doctor saying to get more rest. This does not include the eye doctor visit regarding the swollen and dry eyes. I'm not on any medications, do not use drugs, don't smoke, drink occasionally, and don't have any major known allergies. This is my first time writing out everything that I've been experiencing over the past couple of years and hope I can get some feedback.

Thanks,
Brian Young
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replied June 2nd, 2012
Brian,

Your comment is a few years old by now, but I'm hoping you'll see my reply. I am a 30 year old female, with the exact same list of symptoms. I've been to doctors with no explanation for what could be happening to me. Have you had any success with finding anything out?
Thanks,
JS
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replied May 4th, 2009
shaking beds..
hi, just googled shaking beds and found this thread. had a really strong episode early this morning, 0200 Hrs. before the shaking started, i felt my body gaining weight pressing me into the bed. when i tried to sit up, i felt like a hand on my shoulder was restraining me, not too hard, just enough pressure to sort of discourage me. remember thinking desperately that i've got to wake up when the shaking started. i jerked completely awake suddenly and everything was normal, even checked my pulse - only slightly above resting.just prior to the weight gaining sensation, i had a dream in which i was swamped by a huge wave, remember holding my breath and telling myself to be calm and wait for the body's natural bouyancy to get me to the surface. the waters drained off, and the heavy sensation started. was staying with my parents for the weekend, so woke them up to check if there was an earthquake, they didn't feel anything.. 2nd or 3rd time this has happened. Smile
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replied May 7th, 2009
Been happening to me too, on my couch, just before I fall asleep. Used to sleep in the bedroom but vibration too scary, so decided to sleep on the couch. Was Ok for a couple of days, then it started. Very intense low frequency vibration that you can feel with your hand. When it first happens there's a sensation of waves going up and down your body, then stopping very suddenly.
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replied May 23rd, 2009
bed shaking at night
hey, I ve experienced bed shaking too though in a different way, it appears as though it is a low intensity tremor. Yesterday, it happened (i beleive for the first time) in the afternoon. I touched the ground and it too was though there was a tremor. then I took a few deep breaths and it went away. Any clues? Im in Islamabad
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replied May 25th, 2009
MY whole room shakes too.. I think I know why
I'm a Christian and my bed used to shake like crazy (It shook yesterday night). So I've been praying to get closer to God one night and he shook the whole room. He said something was hindering me from getting close to him. 2 days later my friend had a dream about me .. and what was hindering me and he told me. Crazy huh? God is real! Yesterday was a werid feeling. It shook for like 3 minutes but I fell into a deep sleep and Suddenly I said "Thank you Jesus for caring" and this sensation of Love and peace came over me. It was werid! Maybe God is calling us!
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replied May 25th, 2009
forgot to say..
I live in Pennslyvania so earthquakes don't happen around here. lol That lady that mentioned the Psyhic she went to knows something. It's possible we all have a special gift.

P.S. I don't mind the shaking. Lets me know God cares whats going in my life. I wait for it everyday. DOn't let this scare you. Pray about it or fast about it.. thats what I'm going do. So i can get mt answer lol
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replied June 5th, 2009
Shaking/vibrating bed
Join the club. It has happened to me on a fairly regular basis as well, and it is not attributed to bed springs, as I have a sleep number bed. The shaking of the bed comes before sleeping, and I feel that I am lucid, because I am aware that the bed is shaking. The last time it happened, I saw and felt a cat jump into bed with me. I don't have any pets.
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replied June 10th, 2009
shaking bed at night
These entries have been very interesting. My experience is a little different, in that I'm always asleep when the bed shakes and just learned about it this morning when my husband mentioned it. Around four or five A. M., he said, the bed shakes with a quick vibration for several seconds, then stops for 30 seconds to a minute, then starts up again. He doesn't know how long this lasts, because he's trying to get back to sleep - "maybe half an hour," he said. This apparently has been going on for over a month - I have to be out of town a lot taking care of family. I've had sleep paralysis once, and "falling into bed" type stuff, but that was, like 50 years ago. (I'm 74.) I don't drink or take psycotropics. Wonder what's shakin' Smile.
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replied June 11th, 2009
Update on my entry "shaking bed at night" - found out something last night about the bed shaking (my husband finally told me yesterday that I had been shaking the bed c. 4:00 a. m. - 5:00 a. m. about every night). He was playing his favorite computer game till quite late. All had been quiet. Then, right after he got into bed, I noticed a very subtle tremor. This would go on several seconds, then stop, then resume. Happened, like, six times. Then, when I got up around 2:00 a. m., he let out, very softly, ah ah ah ah ah ahhh. Later he said he hadn't felt anything. I think the shaking stuff comes from him. I've noticed other things, like he clears his throat more frequently than before, and when he's reading something or working a puzzle, his eyebrows may start goiing up and down. For a long time, his feet have wiggled during his naps. Seems fine, otherwise. Of course, I could be shaking, too, but I rather think he's it.
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replied June 11th, 2009
Update on shaking bed at night
Update on my entry "shaking bed at night" - found out something last night about the bed shaking (my husband finally told me yesterday that I had been shaking the bed c. 4:00 a. m. - 5:00 a. m. about every night). He was playing his favorite computer game till quite late. All had been quiet. Then, right after he got into bed, I noticed a very subtle tremor. This would go on several seconds, then stop, then resume. Happened, like, six times. Then, when I got up around 2:00 a. m., he let out, very softly, ah ah ah ah ah ahhh. Later he said he hadn't felt anything. I think the shaking stuff comes from him. I've noticed other things, like he clears his throat more frequently than before, and when he's reading something or working a puzzle, his eyebrows may start going up and down. For a long time, his feet have wiggled during his naps. Seems fine, otherwise. Of course, I could be shaking, too, but I rather think he's it.
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replied June 16th, 2009
Bed Shaking
This has been happening to me too! I am so glad I am not crazy. It doesn't hurt and is really hard to explain. I have thought I have heard something whispering and have woke up yelling at my husband, "Did you hear that?" I have felt the bed go down as if someone is sitting next to me too. It is weird! I don't believe in ghosts, only Jesus! I am unsure what is happening. I know my heart speeds up and beats very heavily during this time. I do think it is some physical problem. I wonder if a sleep study would help??? Now that I know this is not just a problem for me, I want to know more and if it happens if I sleep in other places. Oh, I have a temperpedic mattress. Very nice mattress that absorbs all movement. I can barely feel my husband move next to me. I am usually in the bed before him and know it is not him. I will post any research I discover.
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replied June 17th, 2009
Whatever!!! I am just so glad to hear some kind of rational explanation. It's just funny that it seems as though it's the bed and not the body that's vibrating. Why is it so much on the exterior?
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replied June 17th, 2009
bed shaking
I ask myself the exact same question! It doesn't make sense at all!!!
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replied June 19th, 2009
Bed shaking
As a kid, I sometimes felt as though something would sit on my chest. Again, it was not a feeling from the interior of my body, but on the outside.
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