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Re: Rocking - Rhythmic Movement Disorder

Re: Rocking - Rhythmic Movement Disorder

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Posted by TJ on September 20, 2000 at 10:02:39:

In Reply to: Rocking - Rhythmic Movement Disorder posted by Eric Via on August 02, 2000 at 00:48:02:

: Greetings, I am new to this message board but certainly not new to sleep disorders! I am 35 years old and have 35 years worth of experience in "Rhythmic Movement Disorder" - AKA rocking!

: I have been kicked out of beds and bedrooms all of my life for this rocking - as a baby I did it so hard that I once rolled my crib into the bedroom door and my parents had to climb through a window to get to me! I've had a dog back me because of this, I've been yelled at, cursed, hit, I've been pulled out of a tent on a camping trip and almost put IN a fire because they thought I had hypothermia - the fun just goes on and on.

: I'd love to hear from others who have this disorder who know someone with it - I have tried ONCE to get help and am about to try again - ONE day I'd like to be able to spend ALL night in my wife's bed!

: Eric

Hi Eric. You are the very first adult that I've learned about who shares this exact problem. Every resource that I've contacted has said that rocking should disappear during childhood. For us it obviously hasn't. I've tried perhaps 3 or 4 different medications. Benzodiazepenes such as Valium did help, but A) I don't want to use Valium forever, and B) The effective dose caused horrible snoring. Pls let me know if you have any luck.

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