Night terrors occur when one gets gripped by intense fear and panic while in the first few hours of falling asleep. Often triggered by a bad dream, night terror episodes cause one to flail and scream in bed while unconscious. Here, we consider the causes, symptoms, and best treatment for night terrors.
Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder marked by short but repeated pauses in one’s breathing during sleep. The most common type, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), is typically accompanied by snoring and occurs because of upper airway blockage in the patient. This article tackles the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for sleep apnea.