Myoclonus refers to sudden and involuntary muscular contractions. Because of this, it is very different from our intentional movements. Myoclonus is caused by an abnormal discharge of neurons (nerve cells).
Although it is not considered as a sleep disorder in and of itself, these spontaneous and involuntary tremors nevertheless disrupt sleep to different extents.
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Tips and tricks for sleeping well:
A chamomile tea and comforting mug of hot milk are essential. Enjoy your drink quietly, pamper yourself and enjoy a night of restful sleep.