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Myoclonus, also known as myoclonic jerks or seizures, are quick, lightening-like contractions of one or more muscles. These sudden, involuntary jerks are particularly common when falling asleep.
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A study of people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Spain found 40% of the group had myoclonus.
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- ↑ "Myoclonus - Brain, Spinal Cord, and Nerve Disorders - MSD Manual Consumer Version". MSD Manual Consumer Version. Retrieved October 16, 2018.
- ↑ "Definition of MYOCLONUS". Merrian-Webster Dictionary. Retrieved October 16, 2018.
- ↑ Castro-Marrero, Jesús; Faro, Mónica; Aliste, Luisa; Sáez-Francàs, Naia; Calvo, Natalia; Martínez-Martínez, Alba; de Sevilla, Tomás Fernández; Alegre, Jose (September 2017). "Comorbidity in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: A Nationwide Population-Based Cohort Study" (PDF). Psychosomatics. 58 (5): 533–543. doi:10.1016/j.psym.2017.04.010. ISSN 1545-7206. PMID 28596045.
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