Have You Heard of These 5 Rare Sleep Disorders?

Have You Heard of These 5 Rare Sleep Disorders?

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Sleep is an integral part of our physical and mental well being. Deficiency in sleep can be caused by a multitude of factors including parasomnia, a condition where unpleasant or abnormal behaviours occur during sleep. This often exists without the knowledge of those afflicted. Here are 5 rare sleep disorders that may send a chill down your spine.
9 Aug 2016 - General
Marinelle Castro Perhaps not as often, but maybe 1-2 times a year? It's not always. I think the last time I had it was last year around October and then none yet. But it's happened many times. I always thought it was just me having bad dreams. You think I shoud still see a sleep doctor for this? What do you think?

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From this list, I am only familiar with REM sleep behavior disorder and hypnagogic and hypnopompic hallucinations. I often experience REM sleep behavior that sometimes family members and friends tell me that I am always enacting my dreams. This is strange to me because I absolutely no recollection of it. So far I have never turned violent! About hypnagogic hallucination, I experienced this once wherein I felt like my body is literally frozen. It is very scary because you want to scream, but you...
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Oooh, some of these are really creepy, but like you, Maria Cristina Inserto, I think I've also experienced the last one called Hypnopompic Hallucinations. It usually happens when I sort of awaken in the middle of a dream, and its as if the dream is happneing right in my room. I'm still asleep but am sort of aware that I am somewhat awake, but when I try to move my body, even just a finger, I just can't...
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I often experience Hypnagogic and Hypnopompic Hallucinations. Everytime this happens to me, I get really scared and cannot go to sleep anymore so I pray until I get tired and finally doze off. I've had this several times and it's not always the same and it's not always at night. Sometimes I have it during a morning "tired" sleep but it always invoves a feeling of having an invisible force overpowering me and keeping me immobile. Always, I try to fight back or break free. I&...
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