Nocturnal Groaning or Catathrenia – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

In sleep moaning, sleep groaning, or catathrenia, one moans, groans, or makes strange vocalizations while fast asleep. Sleep moaning happens exclusively as one exhales, and can coexist with other sleep disorders like sleep talking and obstructive sleep apnea. Here, we discuss the likely causes, main symptoms, and most effective treatment options for sleep moaning.

Sleep Talking or Somniloquy – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

In sleep talking or somniloquy, one begins to talk while in deep sleep. While common in both children and adults, chronic sleep talking is rare and can be an indication of an underlying psychological or physiological condition. In this article, we share the causes, symptoms, and effective treatment methods for sleep talking.

Sleepwalking or Somnambulism – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Sleep walking or somnambulism causes one to walk, talk, and perform activities in one’s daily routine, all while unconscious and in deep sleep. It commonly occurs in young children and adolescents and can indicate other physiological or psychological conditions. Here, we explore the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for sleep walking.

Periodic Limb Movements of Sleep – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Periodic limb movements of sleep (PLMS) is a sleep disorder that makes you forcefully jerk your limbs, just as you are drifting out of consciousness, many times throughout the night. PLMS can cause poor sleep quality for you and your partner. Here, we explore the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for periodic limb movements of sleep.

Somniphobia or Sleep Phobia – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Somniphobia or sleep phobia is a rare condition that prevents one from getting ample sleep because they have developed a fear of falling asleep. This sleep disorder occurs most often in children recovering from trauma or a stressful experience. Here, we cover the causes, symptoms, and best treatment for sleep phobia.

Sleep Paralysis – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Sleep paralysis occurs when your body has activated “sleep mode,” but your mind has remained fully awake. While most people experience this only a few times in their lives, those with underlying mental health issues can have persistent sleep paralysis episodes. This article covers the causes, signs, and treatment options for sleep paralysis.

Sleep Apnea – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

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.

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