Night Terrors and My Sister

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Also known as night terrors, sleep terrors often are paired with sleepwalking (Mayo Clinic).

Night terrors are a “parasomnia,” a problem that occurs in non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep, the very deepest of sleeps. What causes them can vary, it seems.

A change in schedule, certain medications, and even depression and anxiety may cause a person to suffer night terrors. I think they might…



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Deb Groves Harman

Deb Groves Harman

Top Writer X9 | Author | BA. Eng |MEd. | Retired English teacher