why does my dog twitch in his sleep

why does my dog twitch in his sleep

Have you ever seen a dog lying down asleep, but his muscles are twitching and jerking? Actually, it happens to humans too, but we are asleep and probably don t notice! Involuntary muscle twitching is called myoclonus and it routinely occurs in both species. Dogs are actually a lot like us when they sleep. Polysomnography (a sleep study that records brain waves) proves that dogs experience similar brain changes when sleeping as humans. They can engage in all kinds of movements, twitches and leg movements. Some dogs will even bark or whine while sleeping. Myoclonus Pfor people has been more thoroughly studied and is thought to occur in the phase right before deep sleep. Sleeping movements can be associated with dreaming as well. Dreaming seems to occur in humans with Rapid Eye Movement

 why does my heart flutter at night

why does my heart flutter at night

Heart palpitations are the sensation that your heart is racing, skipping beats, or is beating more strongly than normal. These sensations can be caused by actual changes in your heartbeat or they can simply be a state of high awareness of the beating of your own heart. Heart palpitations that occur at night are usually not dangerous, although they can be uncomfortable. With a few exceptions, heart palpitations that occur at night are not caused by anything different than what causes those that occur during the day. If your heart palpitations are not linked to a serious underlying illness or arrhythmia, they can often be controlled or stopped. P Should I worry? In general, heart palpitations are nothing to worry about. Many people experience them on a regular basis, and in healthy,

 why does my pencil eyeliner always smudge

why does my pencil eyeliner always smudge

My eyeliner always gets smudged. Iвve used pencil and liquid eyeliner and even tried setting them with black eye shadow but nothing seems to work. How do I make my liner smudge-free? Unless your plan is to look like a ghoul for Halloween, smudged eyeliner is a no-no. It is one of the most common makeup problems, and is probably one of the most asked beauty questions, at least for my column. Personally, this is my biggest makeup issue because my eyeliner always smudges (even at shoots, which is why I always have to warn my makeup artists). For a time I was resolved not to wear eyeliner until I found a way to prevent it from smearing, which meant my eyes were less defined and pretty for some years, not counting the times when I had a makeup artist to do it for me. It seems weвve all had our

 why does my cat make clicking sounds

why does my cat make clicking sounds

You ve probably noticed that cats spend a lot of time and energy communicating with other cats in their lives, but that very little of that communication is in the. If they talked as much as they gestured (including ), the odds are good that you d wish they d just shut up. Of course, because most humans aren t nearly as good at observing body language and understanding the feline communication of subtle and, they often use their words to help us understandВ these cat noises. A cats vocabulary is just as rich and subtle as (including ), but here are some of my favorite catВ noises and what they mean. Let s start with the basics. 1. Because kittens are born unable to hear and see, theyВ meow to alert their mother that they need attention. So, why is your adult cat meowing? В Adult cats

 why does wasp sting hurt so much

why does wasp sting hurt so much

The majority of people without will show only minor symptoms during and after a wasp sting. The initial sensations can include sharp pain or burning at the sting site. Redness, swelling, and itching can occur as well. YouБre likely to develop a raised welt around the sting site. A tiny white mark may be visible in the middle of the welt where the stinger punctured your skin. Usually, the pain and swelling recedes within several hours of being stung. БLarge local reactionsБ is a term used to describe more pronounced symptoms associated with a wasp or bee sting. People who have large local reactions may be allergic to wasp stings, but donБt experience life-threatening symptoms, such as anaphylactic shock. ...

 why does my smoke alarm keep beeping every 30 seconds

why does my smoke alarm keep beeping every 30 seconds

You have, unfortunately, not provided me with a model number or make of the detector. I'm going to give you some instructions which should help to stop the problem. You will have to remove the detector from its base. To do so, you'll have to twist it in either a clockwise or counter-clockwise direction (you'll know almost at once which way is the right way because it will only move in one direction). Once you've got it free of the base, gently pull it away to reveal the wiring harness. The plug on the back has tabs on either side that you have to squeeze together while pulling in order to remove it. Once the detector is free of the plug, you should be able to open the battery compartment. ...

 why does my garage door bounce back up

why does my garage door bounce back up

1. One thing to check first is to make sure that it is not you garage door itself a. Check the tracks that your garage door rolls along - make sure that there is not any damage b. Check the garage door for damage - ie. car backed into it c. **TEST** make sure that the door is in the closed position and disconnect it from the chain/track/ or screw drive - move the door into the half way position and let go 2. if your garage door openner has the light sensors that are mounted on either side of the garage door do the following a. check and make sure that there are not any obstructions between the devices b. make sure that the sensors are aligned - some have indicator lights on top - red if not aligned and green if they are c. check wiring and make sure that they are connected properly and

 why does macy's sponsor the thanksgiving day parade

why does macy's sponsor the thanksgiving day parade

The balloons in Thanksgiving Day Parade aren t just kept aloft by of helium; they re also propped up by big corporate bucks. The very, held in 1924, started as a promotional stunt. Macy s put it on to celebrate the expansion of its store in Manhattan. Nearly a century later, the parade is an indelible Thanksgiving Day tradition and, as such, companies besides Macy s have used it as a massive platform to tout their brands. What corporate interests will be on display this year? There are a few obvious ones. The Pillsbury Doughboy balloon isвyou guessed itвsponsored by Pillsbury. The balloon of Ronald McDonald is backed by none other than. Twentieth Century Fox and Blue Sky Studios are behind the balloon of Scrat and his acorn from the movie Ice Age. The red Power Ranger balloon is sponsored

 why does my circuit breaker keep tripping

why does my circuit breaker keep tripping

Going outside to mess with your tripped circuit breaker can be overwhelming if you don t know what or why it happened. If you re not an electrician we d suggest you contact one. Something may be seriously wrong with some electrical wires as to its overloading of current. A circuit breaker trips or shuts off the electrical flow to protect the circuit from overheating and causing damage-- even possibly an electrical fire. We don t want to alarm you, but it s better to be safe than have you or a loved one hurt or in danger. Before you go and flip the switch on again, take a moment to determine what the root cause is of the tripping of the circuit breaker. The circuit overloading is the most common reason your circuit breaker is tripping. That means you re running too many heavy power

 why does my heart feel like its beating hard

why does my heart feel like its beating hard

make you feel like your is beating too hard or too fast, skipping a beat, or fluttering. You may notice in your chest, throat, or neck. They can be bothersome or frightening. They usually aren't serious or harmful, though, and often go away on their own. Most of the time, they're caused by and, or because youБve had too much, nicotine, or. They can also happen when youБre. In rare cases, palpitations can be a sign of a more serious condition. So, if you have heart palpitations, see your doctor. Get immediate medical attention if they come with: After your doctor takes your medical history and looks you over, he may order tests to find the cause. If he finds one, the right treatment can reduce or get rid of the palpitations. If thereБs no underlying cause, lifestyle changes can help,

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