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Parasomnia

Parasomnia: Introduction

Parasomnia: Parasomnia are a category of sleep disorders that involve abnormal and unnatural movements, behaviors, emotions, perceptions, and dreams that occur while falling asleep, sleeping, between sleep stages, or arousal from sleep. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Parasomnia is available below.

Symptoms of Parasomnia

  • The history is that of a frightening dream.
  • Arousal during the dream is common.
  • History of traumatic experiences
  • Commonly, patients cry out or scream as they are aroused.
  • Significant autonomic hyperactivity is present, with tachycardia, tachypnea, flushing, diaphoresis, and increased muscle tone.
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Treatments for Parasomnia

  • The treatment of parasomnias is aimed at lessening the frequency and/or intensity of the events
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Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Parasomnia:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Parasomnia?

Causes of Parasomnia

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Misdiagnosis and Parasomnia

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Parasomnia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Parasomnia: Animations

Research about Parasomnia

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Clinical Trials for Parasomnia

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Parasomnia include:

Parasomnia: Broader Related Topics

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  1. Parasomnia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
 

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