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Parasomnia

Sleep Paralysis: You're Awake, But You Can't Move

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 06.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

The cause of sleep paralysis isn't known. But it appears likely that many instances of sleep paralysis occur because of difficulty transitioning between different sleep stages, particularly moving in and out of REM sleep.

11 True-Life Stories That Explain What It's Really Like To Sleepwalk

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bourassa | Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living

Some sleepwalkers wake up in a different room than where they fell asleep. Others find themselves eating from the refrigerator. While still others eve...

6 Things No One Tells You About Sleepwalking

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bourassa | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living

I woke up in the middle of the night one night last year, and my boyfriend was missing from his side of the bed. I fell back asleep, assuming he was j...

Coping With the Sleep Disorders Expected After the Sandy Hook Shooting

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 02.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Qanta Ahmed, MD

Without doubt, parents, teachers, neighbors, first responders and all of the bereaved are likely already dealing with acute sleep disorders, including insomnia, as the shock of the event fades into insurmountable grief.

A Huffington Post Guide To Parasomnia Sleep Disorder

Seed | Posted 01.30.2012 | Healthy Living

Parasomnia sleep disorder is an uncommon sleep disorder whose sufferers include would-be sleepers from across all demographics. We scoured the Web to ...

Expert Tips For Battling Parasomnia Sleep Disorder

Seed | Posted 01.26.2012 | Healthy Living

Parasomnia sleep disorders are a common group of sleep disorders that usually affect children and teens. We spoke to Roxanne Valentino, M.D., medical ...