NREM Parasomnias

Last updated: May 24, 2019

Parasomnias are sleep disorders. They are abnormal movements that a person experiences while he sleeps. A person can also experience … Read more

Night Terrors

Last updated: May 31, 2019

A night terror is a partial waking from sleep. Someone experiencing night terrors usually wakes up screaming, kicking, thrashing, or … Read more

Sleep-related Eating Disorder

Last updated: May 24, 2019

Sleep-related eating disorder (SRED) or nocturnal sleep-related eating disorder (NSRED) is a sleep illness which belongs to the parasomnia family. … Read more

Sleepwalking

Last updated: May 31, 2019

Somnambulism – most commonly known as sleepwalking – is a sleep disorder where someone walks and executes abnormal behaviors while … Read more

A List of Other Parasomnias

Last updated: May 24, 2019

Aside from the more common REM and Non-REM parasomnias there are several other parasomnias that can affect a person. Parasomnias … Read more

Somniloquy

Last updated: May 31, 2019

Somniloquy is the formal name for sleep talking. It is a sleep disorder where a person talks during sleep. The … Read more

Hypnagogia

Last updated: May 31, 2019

Hypnagogia or hypnogogic hallucinations are imaginary sensations. These sensations may seem very real to the person experiencing them. They often … Read more

Exploding Head Syndrome

Last updated: May 31, 2019

Exploding Head Syndrome is a type of parasomnia. Parasomnias involve undesirable events that accompany sleep. The exploding head syndrome may … Read more

Nightmare Disorder

Last updated: May 31, 2019

Nightmares are scary dreams. They often awaken children and can make them afraid to go back to sleep. There is … Read more

REM Parasomnias

Last updated: May 31, 2019

Parasomnia is a term that refers to an abnormal problem that can happen while a person sleeps. This does not … Read more

Sleep Enuresis

Last updated: May 31, 2019

Sleep Enuresis is another term for bedwetting or urinary incontinence. This is a common condition in young children and is … Read more

Sleep Paralysis

Last updated: May 31, 2019

Parasomnias are undesirable events that come along with sleep. A parasomnia can make sleeping uncomfortable and can result in unrefreshing … Read more

Confusional Arousal

Last updated: May 31, 2019

When a person acts in a strange or confused way as they wake up or just after waking up, that … Read more

Sleep Hallucinations

Last updated: May 31, 2019

Sleep hallucinations belong to a classification of sleep disorders called parasomnias. They are vivid experiences, either sensory or visual, that … Read more