Confusional Arousals

Confusional Arousals

Talking, laughing, getting out of bed or even eating during sleep are events normal to a small percentage of people, and a more significant portion of children around the world. These unconscious, undesired behaviors and actions, when persistent, group into a sleep...
REM Sleep Behavior Disorder

REM Sleep Behavior Disorder

While we are dreaming, no matter how vivid our dreams are, we will live those dreams only mentally since our body is not moving or doing anything. However, people who suffer from REM behavior disorder (RBD) are trying to act out their dreams by moving their limbs...
Living With Idiopathic Hypersomnia

Living With Idiopathic Hypersomnia

While most of us are sleep deprived and always in need for a few more hours in a day, some people who sleep over the vast majority of their time, similar to babies who sleep up to 19 hours. For babies, that is an optimal amount of sleep, but for adults, sleeping so...
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder

Periodic Limb Movement Disorder

Some sleep disorders are a little harder to spot than others. You may only experience occasional daytime sleepiness and mild fatigue, and it may seem that nothing is wrong with your sleep. However, if these symptoms persist for a more extended period, your sleep...
Sleep-Related Eating Disorder

Sleep-Related Eating Disorder

Eating disorders are mental disorders characterized by out-of-ordinary eating habits that have adverse, often fatal effects on a person’s body and mind. Contrary to popular belief, these disorders are serious and require medical treatment often lasting up to five...