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Read Our Stories

Severely interrupted sleep affects our energy, memory, and mood. However, there are aspects of the hypnic jerking experience that makes it unique.
Read stories from folks suffering and seeking answers. 


Wife, Retired Math Teacher, Age 76

"There was such a sense of bewilderment and disbelief about what was happening. No doctors could unravel the mystery. Then suddenly, these random big breakthroughs..

Toddler with Toys

K.B.'s Story

Toddler, Age 2

"Our 2-year-old daughter has been having Hypnic jerking since she was 4 weeks old. She’s had 3 EEGs, and seen 5 neurologists, 2 sleep specialists, a movement disorder specialist, and a hematologist..


An honest interview with
"The Man Who Cannot Sleep"

A frank discussion with the Carnivore Broadcaster about hypnic jerks with Tracy Hans, therapist and founder of 

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I knew there were probably over a thousand people out there in the world who had no idea that others were experiencing this too.

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