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Exploding Head Syndrome

A Fifth of College Students May Have ‘Exploding Head Syndrome'

New York Magazine | Jesse Singal | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living

Last May, Melissa spoke with a guy who has "exploding head syndrome" — a strange and little-understood condition in which sufferers hallucinate sudd...

This Scary Sleep Disorder Sounds Like It's Out Of A Science Fiction Movie

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

This sleep disorder has received scant attention from the scientific community, but it's not a new phenomenon. Mention in scientific literature of the distinctive symptoms of what's now known as exploding head syndrome date back roughly 150 years.

This Upsetting Sleep Phenomenon Is Very Real -- And Very Mysterious

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 05.12.2014 | Healthy Living

Very little is known about one of the more troublingly named sleep disorders: exploding head syndrome. Despite the name, this phenomenon is usually...

4 Of The Strangest Sleep Disorders Ever

Posted 06.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Turns out, sleep isn't defined by the binary way we describe it: You aren't simply awake or asleep. Instead, there are other states of slumber -- simp...

Sexsomnia And 9 Other Weird Medical Syndromes | Posted 03.02.2012 | Weird News

Suppose you had sex and couldn't remember it? Sexsomnia is a disorder in which people participate in sexual acts (either solo or with a partner) wh...

Expert Tips For Battling Exploding Head Syndrome

Seed | Posted 02.22.2012 | Healthy Living

Exploding head syndrome is a common sleep disorder. It usually affects everyone to some degree from time to time. We spoke to David Uskavitch, M.D., c...