What Is The Danger Of Not Getting Rem Sleep?

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Night Terrors and REM Behavior Disorder (RBD)

Today we're going to talk some more about nightmares, particularly Night Terrors and REM Behavior Disorder.


Nightmares are common in patients with psychiatric disorders, but in general, nightmares can simply be caused by stressful or traumatic experiences. There is a common myth that frequent nightmares, especially in children, are a marker of psychiatric disease. This is not the case. However, frequent nightmares have been described in "right-brain-types" who demonstrate "thin boundaries" on...

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