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August 28th, 2009
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Hello all, Many of you have great theories, but I am disapointed to still have no exact answer to why this happens. I just now had an episode. I was dosing on my couch (sitting up) and when I woke up My body was shaking like I was in a car driving on a brick or stone road. I felt my chest and it seemed that the shaking was based in my chest, but it was moving my entire body. This is the 1st time had this happen while sitting up. about 7-8 years ago I had it happen almost every night when going to sleep in my bed. At the time I worked the night shift so I could see my bed by the light of day, I could not see any thing externally causing the shaking nor could I see my body actually moving althoughI could feel it for sure. This would happen sometimes as I would fall asleep and sometimes when waking. My boyfriend said he could feel the shaking of the bed too and he never experienced the sensation unless I was in the bed. He had never had an instance before he knew me. At that time I did smoke, drank occasionally. i am overweight, but at that time had no heath conditions. I was told by a psychic that I was psychic. I have a way with numbers and have guessed a birthday here and there of strangers, but I cannot tell your fortune by any means. I had an experience when I was a child ( around 10) where I woke up and in the dim light of the early morning I saw the sillouette of a naked man and woman in bed beside me. I was so scared I turned my back to them thinking if I ignored them they would go away. I ended up falling alseep and when I awoke they were gone. I listed the stuff about being psychic and seeing figures since these are experiences I have had that are in line with some theories posted on here, however, I do lean towards this being a sleep disorder or a physical issue. I did have a sleep study about 2 years ago to diagnose sleep apnea. I did not mention the shaking to the doctors because it really has only happened on rare occasion in the last 5 years. The study only found that I had very severe sleep apnea. I had on occurance of apnea during the study of holding my breath for 77 seconds. I had an average of 102 occurances of apnea per hour which apparently is categorized as very severe. I was told it was most likely b/c of my weight and I could use a CPAP to help and that I should try to lose weight. I had always had huge (golf ball sized) tonsils which caused a lot of strep and toncillitis growing up, in the 80s when was a kid docs were on a trip about not removing tonsils. I decided to have mine removed and guess what - no more apnea.. The ENT said I had a crazy amount of tissue in my throat causing the apnea..Maybe I have gotten off topic, but perhaps this is all relavant? I really would like to get down to the bottom of this.
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replied September 3rd, 2009
I've experienced this, too and I have been experiencing it on a regular basis for the last year or so. I've experienced it in different beds, different cities, etc. I feel it in high rise buildings. But most of the time I feel it in my own bed. I would also like to get to the bottom of it. A year or two ago we experienced a small earthquake in my area and it woke me from my sleep. This is the exact same feeling except with the earthquake, I could see the pictures on the wall shaking. When this happens it is just the bed. I'm a spiritual and christian person but I don't know if it has anything to do with my spritual journey or physic ability, etc.
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replied September 3rd, 2009
hi i dont suffer with this problem but here are a few ideas if you haven,t already looked into it.it could either be evil spirits which is where physics get there answers from without even knowing thats where they come from.it could also be epilepsy or sleep tremors or something called nocturnal myoclonus.it also could be Atrial Fibrillation or hypnic jerks or even hyperthyroidism and get your blood pressure checked
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replied September 11th, 2009
Hello

My bed has been shaking every morning (and as of recently night as well) for the past 6 weeks. I am spiritual and had been suffering from depression all summer. Then three days after the family dog died, something inside of me changed. I felt a million times lighter and my depression lifted. And it was at this time that the bed starting shaking.
At first I thought it was earth quakes, then RLS, but I know its not either of those because its been happening when Im awake and in different beds, in differnet cities and even states! I also shared a bed with my mom one night and she said she brushed against me in the night and I was vibrating like a cell phone.

At this point in time I think they are spirit guides trying to tell me something but I dont really know yet. I REALLY dont think its ghosts or poltergiests because I never get an ill feeling. I do know that lately at night, if my neck hurts or I have a sotmach ache, I ask my guardian angel to touch it and make the pain go away so I can sleep and then it does.

Note on the bed movements - they do vary with me. Sometimes it feels like someone is pushing the corner of the bed with their knee, sometimes it feels like someones using ME to move the bed (pushing me), sometimes I feel like the bed vibrates like a cell phone, other times Im the one vibrating like a cell phone, usually my chest, THen there are time when it feels like something passed through me, or is laying down into me or blowing into my head. I've also had 2 instances where it felt like a sonic blast or pop move right through the center of my bed from the ground up. Ive searched the net and find there are many out here exeriencing similiar things to me but no one really know whats going on. Last week my dad told me to just ignore it since I dont know whats happening. So I tried that and that didnt work at all! I woke up the next morning to a virtual monkey dance on my bed it was shaking so much! I was totally awake, could hear the bed springs squeak and I just busted out laughing because it was ridiculuous how much shaking was going on!

So right now, Im still leaning towards spirit guides/guardian angles.
My question is - if they have something to say to me, cant they just flat out tell me already? WHy do they got to play these games?vLord knows!
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replied September 12th, 2009
like i said in my last reply that is evil spirits and they dont talk to u as thats not wot they do.u need to dedicate the house and the other places u sleep to and stop doing nethin that will let them back in.that mean tarot cards,watching any tv that has nething real evil in it or to do wid spirits.either that u suffer with bipolar or jus having halloucinations
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replied September 12th, 2009
ndumble - What makes you so sure its evil spirits? Why can't they be good?
I pray every night and morning, wear a cross around my neck, dont watch tv ever, dont own a radio, dont do tarrot, and Im definitly not bipolar.
I never feel dread when this happens but I dont necessarily feel at peace when it happens either. I took a personality test years ago that said I was borderline pyschic and have had a few pyschic moments in my life (but who doesnt) so wither Im pyschic or not, it means nothing to me.
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replied September 24th, 2017
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praying and wearing a cross won't stop evil spirits if you have invited them in, and it sounds like you may have done so inadvertently. "spirit guides" are what? why do you think they are good spirits, and what exactly is a good spirit? how do you tell the difference, since we know that the father of lies deceives. that's his job. spirit guides aren't mentioned anywhere in Christian theology; only in pagan or new age type spirituality, and that my friend is a big, big problem.
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replied September 13th, 2009
Trust me its not good its happening to me too. You need to be strong and rebuke the spirit out loud in the name of Jesus Christ. It can happen when you are at your lowest point. Angels do not try to consume the body because they dont need too. However fallen angels have forfeited their heavenly bodies. Sometimes they communicate, but they speak lies. You should not listen and rebuke them heavily. Definately the most scary thing and ive been in near death experiences. Its a spiritual battle, fight with all your might.
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replied September 13th, 2009
I'm still not convinced its evil spirits because I have faith God and my guardian angel would protect me from them. Next time it happens, I will ask God if it is evil to send it away and if it still persists then I have to believe its not evil.
BUT this doesnt mean I necessarily will believe it angels all the same.
I still might be my own energy coming out in some odd way.
I still don't know. Some of the shakes I get are muscle spasms but some are definately the bed moving on its own. I also get moments where I feel I am growing lighter and body starts to vibrate and buzz.
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replied September 16th, 2009
I have been feeling this too, to me it's more like an earthquake kind of feeling, though it could only be me just having a weird case of PTSD since the bed shaking thing started after experiencing an actual earthquake, but this has happened before too, and I was thinking maybe I was losing it, still can't find a fitting theory, I don't think it is this hypnic jerk thing, I've experienced hypnic jerking before and it's not what I feel when the bed's shaking, which actually I'm feeling right now, my bed is shaking right now as I'm writing this, it happens all the time when I ly down on my bed, ALL THE TIME... I was thinking it was I don't know maybe pulsations coming from my body and making the bed shake, or you know what, maybe we all are epileptic!! hope to find an answer soon
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replied October 1st, 2009
Just say for instance......

The bed shaking, with no valuable explanation, I believe that when we are tired, our mind is only SUBconcious, even though we believe that we are physically awake, a doctor/medic who once explained in a book I read, said...

"Our mind and body clock are preparing for sleep from the moment you think about bed. although you feel awake and fine, your body starts to shut down, and it is perfectly normal for you to hillucinate while your body commences into sleep mode..."

Have you ever noticed that you were tired the night before and can't remember exactly everything you did before you went to bed?? I do this all the time, perhaps I've worked very hard during the day and am tired as soon as I put my feet up, now when I am just about to get into bed, I remember that I had locked all of the doors, but then about an hour later I've woken up and thought "CRAP, I HAVEN'T LOCKED THE DOOR", but then as soon as I get to the last step of the stairs I can conciously remember doing so, hence my reasons and explanation for being tired, if your hillucinations are that your bed is shaking then so be it, the trick is to get into your bed during the day when you are not tired, other than this, the only other explanation in which I strongly believe is the spirit world, some say that your spirit guide is preparing you for your time in spirit world whilst you are asleep, some may say that mirrors in your bedroom may cause you to hillucinate or give unusual AURA about your bedroom, maybe this is the case....

BUT WHO KNOWS.......
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replied October 19th, 2009
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I have had this problem since I can remember. early childhood is when it started probably around 4 or 5. My bed would start shaking seeming like there was something vibrating in the frame of my bed. It usually seems like its coming from the foot of the bed or near the foot of the bed.,it happened every night and was always preceded by a re-occuring dream that always had a dark shadow. as a child it scared me so much that I developed acute insomnia, and nighttime anxiety causing me to (for the most part) only sleep during the day. I went to doctors to try to cure my "insomnia" and when I told them about the shaking they told me that it was just my imagination, or that it was just laundry being done (at 3 am??) for most of my pre-teen and teen years it had almost stopped and would only happen every once in a while. Then when I was sixteen it happened again to a degree I could not ignore. Along with a shadow in my dream, there I couldn't breathe and I couldn't move. and I had to fight to wake myself up it was like climbing out of a tube that had no air, but when I woke up I still couldn't breathe. my throat wasn't working anymore.
it took a full minute before I could breathe normally again. I cried for a while and then fell asleep from exhaustion after a little while. I fell asleep at 2:55 and 3 am had the exact same experience. and then my bed started to shake so much I thought I would fall off. The net day I went to a doctor and was told that I was having panic attacks and that they can happen while sleeping. Though the doctor couldn't explain the shaking. I am now 25, and hadn't had any shaking or paralysis until a few weeks ago ass soon as I moved into a new house and this time it happened when I was sleeping in my bed with my dog. The bed started to shake and mt dog stood up and started to bark at the foot of my bed, and then at the wall and then climbed on top of me. She has since taken to staring at the walls for hours at a time, she has a pattern now that I am planning on taping an posting as soon as I do. She goes from one spot to another around my house just looking at the walls near the floor. I have never looked up my bed shaking, I had for the most part put it out of my memory. I have never been a person who believes in the occult or paranormal, I enjoy scary movies and ghost stories as much as anyone but have never put an stock in them. I also, for that matter am not religious at all.
I don't know what is going on or why but I have decided that it no sort of medical affliction, but I do intend on reseaching this further. Whatever is causing it is not good, that I do know.
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replied October 24th, 2009
Sounds like sleep paralysis.
Google it and try to chillax.
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replied October 24th, 2009
Experimented on this bed shaking thing the other night
This has happened to me for years in several homes in the state of NY. Not "rythmic jerking" (Mitford, you didn't pay attention to the posts-- this isn't a quick jerk that wakes people up-- it is a continuous, minutes to hours-long occurrence that feels like the bed is vibrating/shaking, which is evident even while the person is sitting there wide awake). It was going on so strongly the other night (just settling down to go to sleep) that I turned on the light to tell my husband to stop wiggling his foot. He was sound asleep and not moving a muscle. As I said, I've had this happen for years, but it was so strong the other night that I couldn't fall asleep and I was starting to get scared. I wondered if I was imagining it, was it my heart, was it some kind of mild, continuous earthquake or even something going on with the sewer below the house-- gasses moving or something? Was it (oh, god, the night does bad things to you) a ghost or something... I decided to experiment. Got my bottle of water from my nightstand and put in on my bed, while I stood beside the bed not touching it. The water in it was jiggling around at exactly the speed the bed was vibrating. (So not my imagination.) I put the bottle on my nightstand. Nothing. (So not something in the ground or sewer-- definitely the bed itself.) That's all I know. I THINK (not 100% positive, but I THINK) that these episodes have only occurred when my husband is in the bed with me. In fact, the other night, I had been in bed for a bit with no problem before my husband got in, and very shortly after that it started. Although it has happened years ago with my ex in the bed. So I'm thinking maybe something with the coils?? That if there is enough weight on the bed, the coils react a certain way and don't settle or something? And maybe the climate conditions in the house effect it, because it definitely doesn't happen every night. I too have a pillow-top mattress (although I had a regular one years ago when this would also occur). I did finally tell my husband about it the day after I did my "water test" because it's not something I'd ever mentioned to him before-- it sounds kinda crazy, obviously. But we both got on the bed (this was mid-day) and laid perfectly still and sure enough it was going on, and he felt it as well. He didn't have any good answers, though. It's just kind of a relief to know other people experience this too, though.
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replied October 25th, 2009
thank you sooo much! I am so relieved! this happened to me last night, and on and off for the past 5 years! Last night my bed actually JUMPED up! omg I thought I too would have to seek out an exorcist! this definitely makes alot of sense now! thank you again! I will rest peacefully now!
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replied October 27th, 2009
The hypnic jerk thing isnt really cutting it for me... MY BED DOES SHAKE. i used my iTouch to track the teeny little acceleration's and its definatly moving even when im not moving a muscle. I hope its not haunted. I really like that bed. Nothing else in my room in my haunted. i hope...
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replied November 1st, 2009
my bed is shaking
i was googling why my bed is shaking. about three weeks ago it was even more violent than the other times. i was laying v still in the bed and it was coming from the foot of the bed and there was heavy breathing. i thought it was my dog so i said "penny, stop it!" then she stopped for a few and kept at it. i said "seriously penny i need to sleep. STOP IT!" she stopped again and then kept going. frustrated, i got up opened the bedroom door and called out "penny, get out NOW!" no dog. "penny! OUT!" no dog. looked under the bed, under the babys crib, behind the dresser...and i would have noticed if she had slipped out. it freaked me out. then about a few nights ago my tv would go snowy for a few minutes and then back to the picture. it didnt fizzle out and then go snowy, it just went snowy at the snap of ur fingers and went right back to normal til i turned it off...it has been freaking me out. and i always have a bad negative overwhelming feeling in the hallway upstairs, but never in my room, and now im feeling it in my room. it feels like its like a fog seeping in...idk what to do. im really scared for myself and even more so for my baby...if anyone can help me, write me.
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replied November 3rd, 2009
I first experienced my bed shaking about 20 years ago after the birth of my first baby. I would wake up during the night to feel my bed definitely shaking (not my muscles jerking awake). I was able to wake my husband only one time to feel it with me. I originally attributed it to being a new mom and sleeping lightly and feeling stressed. I had a lot of lucid dreams and some floating experiences at the time. It kind of scared me at first, but frustrated me more because I couldn't find a reason to explain it. One night I woke up to hear my daughter crying and I went into her room to pick her up and her crib was shaking. This freaked me out enough that I put her in our bed for awhile. Then the shaking stopped altogether. At first I was afraid that maybe there was a bad spirit in our house, but when the shaking stopped, I decided maybe I needed to be awakened and maybe my daughter was being protected. We lived in that house 10 years, had 3 more babies,(lots of stress) but no more shaking. I've lived in current house 10 years, different bed,(same husband) and felt the shaking again recently. Happens with or without husband in bed. Don't feel differently stressed than usual. Maybe I need awakened again but don't know why yet.
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replied November 10th, 2009
Bedshaking and what they call "sleep paralysis"
I, too have had "sleep paralysis" and my bed has shook numerous times. They often say that with sleep paralysis, a presence is felt and they can hear voices and such...which is what happened to me. Felt pressure on myself and couldn't move even while sitting up. I don't know why it has to be "sleep paralysis" if you are hearing voices and feeling someone is there besides you. Also, my bed has shook while I've been completely awake. It's even made kind of a wave sensation. I tried to stop it by changing positions, getting up and laying back down but it didn't stop. Both, sleep paralysis and bed-shaking, has happened at my mother's house and my father's house. Most of you say that it's only happened at one place, which strikes as odd to me. I have experienced a few paranormal things before. I haven't seen an entity or apparition of any kind..but I've felt and seen what something can do. I do believe the spirits can be physical.

Girlfromoz..
You were talking about how you feel like you are in another universe sometimes...floating out of bed..it could be that you're having an out of body experience without doing it on purpose. There are ways to have out of body experiences but are usually used as a ritual or meditation. You shouldn't be frightened by that.
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replied December 1st, 2009
It happens to me all the time. Not just the bed, but also on the sofa and sometimes in public. It is paranormal. It could be that we all are psychic, have energy attached to us, etc. I've gone so far as to have several investigative teams come to my home. They have recorded male and female voices, dramatic temp changes, etc. The bed seems to be its favorite target. It moves up and down, moves like a wave, or vibrates rapidly beneath me.
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replied December 11th, 2009
These are common signs of being worked on interdimensionally. Many people are experiencing these things now.

General signs of abduction/interaction that I have experienced or heard of in no particular order are the following;

Missing Time

Things missing or being moved in your home

Smelling smoke

Large bang noise like a large shelf falling over

The lights going up and down like during a storm

The lights going off and coming back on

Scars appearing on your body that go away, or scoop type scars that stay

Your clothing suddenly being on wrong, wrong side out, backwards etc. or stained

Suddenly finding yourself in a different place

Time getting away from you a lot... like dinner cooking in 5 minutes

Having memories of other people saying or doing things they didn't do... those are cover memories

The bed/couch shaking while you are in it but no one is there

The covers moving again no one is there

Lights in your room

Something touching you but no one is there

Children telling you about the little men

Feeling you are being watched

Seeing things out of the corner of your eye

Seeing black or white "flecks" around you

Seeing light changes once your eyes are closed, Like a light or shadow across your eyelids

"something" sitting on you or moving around on your bed

Sharp pains that last a second then don't come back

Leg pain for no reason that you can't get rid of

Numbness or tingling on parts of your body

Soreness on the top of your head

Sinus headaches that had a definite spot of origin

Being "frozen" in bed

Not being able to wake others up when you experience something.

Ringing in your ears that no one else can hear.

If you have experienced some any of these, get a black light (they have them in the lighting section of walmart they are about 10 bucks, a black lightbulb won't work) go into a darkened room and turn it on and check out your body, look for luminescent markings (sunscreen, aspercream and deoderant will leave marks). If you have marks on your body you probably are experiencing things that are real. Check your bed/rooms/clothing etc. We can only see a tiny portion of the light spectrum. Many things go on that are outside of our vision range. To many people are experiencing these things for it not to be real. Here is more info if you are interested. It's a google blog page on this topic not a link to porn or something.

Dana
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