Difficulty Sleeping, Tingling Sensation

Patient

Q: I have had difficulty sleeping a couple of nights over the past week. On these nights, I begin to fall asleep and then as soon as my eyes close, it's almost like a jolt of electricity courses through my body and wakes me up. Then, I feel jittery and can't get back to sleep. It's off and on like this for the course of the night until my body finally gives in. Could you help me figure out why my body is reacting this way and what I can do to prevent it from recurring? Thank you!

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