Sleep Deprivation, Nightmares, And Sleepwalking

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Night Terrors, Nightmares, and Sleepwalking
At night, you lock the house down, tuck the kids into bed, clean your home, and you might even finish some last minute work. I bet you never thought about the things that can happen at night. As we kiss our children goodnight, our favorite line is “Goodnight, sleep tight, don’t let the bedbugs bite”. You never thought about your son sleepwalking through the night or even your daughter screaming out her sleep. What about your twins, who are both, having nightmares! Let us think about one more thing, did you even know that this could happen to anyone at any age, even you. Many Americans around the world lack the knowledge of realizing how important sleep really is. The lack of sleep can cause short-term and long-term health problems. Night terrors, nightmares, and sleepwalking are all cases that fall into sleep disorders called parasomnias. Parasomnias are disruptive sleep disorders that can occur during arousal from either rapid eye movement or even non-rapid eye movement. Children from the age’s four to twelve of ages experience night terrors. Considering, less is associated with adolescents and youngsters who are dealing with insomnia, which is the inability to fall asleep, is effected by twenty-five percent. Therefore, when one does fall to sleep a frequent awakening may occur. However, obstructive sleep apnea is just the opposite in which, it affects around two to four percent of kids’. The results of sleep

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