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Symptoms of Night terror

Symptoms of Night terror

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Night terror includes the 2 symptoms listed below:

  • 'Bolting upright' with their eyes wide open, with a look of fear and panic, and letting out a 'blood curdling scream'. These individuals will usually also be sweating, breathing fast and have a rapid heart rate (autonomic signs). And although it will seem like they are awake, during a night terror, the individual will appear confused, will not be consolable and won't recognize others.
  • Typical night terrors last about 5 to 30 minutes and afterwards, the individual usually return to a regular sleep
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Onset of Night terror: Children from age two to six are most prone to night terrors, and they affect about fifteen percent of all children, although people of any age may experience them. Adult night terrors are much less common and the symptoms vary.

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