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zapping and shocks in your body whilst asleep

At night just after i fall asleep i get zapping in my head which then turns too full shock through my entire body, and the fear feeling is so intense, u cannot waken from this state for sometime and before after or during its like a nightmare begins but takes place in the room or bed u are actually in, with me actually thinking i am awake???? the shocks get more and more intense and you cannot waken urself up and keep getting pulled into the state of sleep ur in??? what is this??
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replied August 4th, 2013
You have some mix of so called Exploding head syndrome and hypnagogic hallucinations. Both of this conditions are benign if not associated with any other symptoms. By Andre Strizhak


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