February 8, 2021 at 8:15 am

Akathisia: Three Seasons in Hell

“During the day, I could ease my inner restlessness a little by walking in the park, sometimes for five or six hours at a time. However, there was nothing I could do about the insomnia at night because something would jolt me awake as soon as I started to drift off into sleep. It felt like a mini explosion or electric shock that ran through my body from head to foot. It was hard to describe in words…”

This thorough personal account of akathisia is well worth reading: https://ryanelliot.medium.com/three-seasons-in-hell-384a07a80a96