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Top 10 Bizarre Sleep Disorders TopTenzNet
Top 10 Bizarre Sleep Disorders 10. Sleep Bruxism More commonly known as teeth grinding, sleepbruxism is when someone, while sleeping, is known to clench or grind their teeth together.Many say that it is caused by stress, tension, anxiety, suppressed anger, or something assimple as a misalignment of the teeth. Simple treatments are given to correct the problemgenerally, such as a mouth guard or therapy. Though the condition doesn't seem very serious,in many cases sleep bruxism can become an issue. If the bruxism carries on for too long,it can lead to jaw disorders, damaged teeth,
headaches, and other problems. 9. Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea is a very serious condition thatis marked by the stopping and starting of breathing during the night. It is said thatthe condition elevates the risk for a stroke. s say that loud snoring or waking upfeeling tired even after a long nights rest may be indicators of sleep apnea. There aretwo main types of sleep apnea: obstructive, which is when the throat muscles relax andthe airways narrow or close, and central sleep apnea, which is when the brain fails to sendmessages to the breathing muscles. Sleep apnea
can be due to excess weight, high blood pressure,smoking, or a history of the disorder. 8. Somnambulism Better known as sleepwalking, somnambulismis said to be a pretty harmless condition that many people grow out of over time. However,it can be serious in some cases, as those who sleepwalk generally do daily tasks, soa sleepwalker could easily get into a car and drive. It is said that 15% of childrenbetween the ages of 812 experience sleepwalking. Many times the person who sleepwalks willnot remember it, but may wake up with glassy eyes or speaking clumsily. Sleep walking itusually caused by an underlying problem, such
as seizures, sleep apnea, PTSD, or arrhythmias,and is therefore not treated. Instead the cause of sleep walking becomes the main focus. 7. Narcolepsy We've all been tired during the day at somepoint in time, but people with narcolepsy are generally extremely tired during the dayand will often experience sudden sleep spells. Narcoleptics can be extremely serious, butthere is still no known cure. One out of every 2,000 people is said to have narcolepsy. Plentyof treatments exist, but none fully get rid of the condition. s believe that brainchemicals, notably hypocretin, play a large
role in narcolepsy. Generally these cellsare excessively damaged, which causes disruptions to sleep patterns, as hypocretin is knownto regulate the REM sleep cycle as well as staying awake. However, no one knows why thesecells are damaged, and how they become damaged. 6. Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is classifiedby a strong and urgent need to move the legs. The urge is said to be extremely hard to resist,as there are often uneasy feelings felt inside of the legs. Some say it's a prickling sensationwhile others say it's more of a tingling feeling. In any case, the sensations can bepainful, which makes sitting or lying down
hard for those with RLS. RLS is a sleep disorderbecause the condition is said to be its worse at night and then eases off in the morningand it causes disruptions to normal sleep patterns. It is said that 5%10% of peoplein the U.S. and Northern Europe will experience RLS. 5. Hypersomnia Hypersomnia is a very rare sleep disorderthat is said to only affect 200 people in the world today. The disorder is made up ofperiods of severe sleepiness. These periods of sleep can last for up to 18 hours a dayand can go on for days and even weeks. It
How Anxiety Messes With Your Sleep
Do you ever wake up in the middle of the nightand wonder if you don't have a similarly sleepless friend that might be up for a gameof Boggleé I know I do. Hey guys, a sort of tired Amy here with youon DNews today. If you've ever woken up in the middle ofthe night and been unable to fall back asleep because your mind is racing with all the thingsyou've got on your to do list you're certainly not alone. The middle of the night sleeplesspanic cycle is one some of us know all too well, but why do we wake up in the first placeand suddenly go into panic modeé Panic attacks aren't simply moments of anxiety,thinking about that deadline that's coming
up a little faster than you'd like. Feelingshaky, short of breath, or dizzy can be a sign that you're having a panic attack.But there are also physiological effects to panic attacks, including an increased heartrate and vascular reactions that can lead to a tingly sensation. Panic attacks can come on completely withoutwarning. You can be watching TV and be hit with an array of symptoms including increasedheart rate, shortness of breath, and an acute fear of dying completely without warning. Our subconscious mind is a big part of theproblem. After experiencing something traumatic
that led you to panic, your subconscious mindcan mimic that pattern and send you into panic mode once you're removed from the situation.And because panic attacks can be brought on at the subconscious level, you don't haveto be awake to experience one. Panic attacks can hit when you're asleep,sometimes sparked by dreams or nightmares that call back to the same subconscious patternsthat bring panic attacks on for no reason while you're watching TV. The psychologicaland physiological reactions rapid heart rate, shortness of breath, dizziness, andsweating can combine to wake you up and persist for minutes. This can start a cycleof insomnia: you worry about what will happen
if you lose sleep, but can't sleep, so youworry more. Being isolated in a dark, quiet room (i.e. your bedroom at night) doesn'thelp alleviate the sudden stress of waking up in a panic. Dealing with panic attacks isn't easy, butthere are some tips and tricks to breaking the midnight insomnia cycle. Experts say thatgetting out of bed, out of your bedroom, and doing something to dispel negative thoughtsuntil you're really tired enough to fall asleep is best. Do you guys have any tricks for dealing withthose late night bouts of sleeplessnessé
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