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Are Some Kids More Prone To Getting Night Terrors
Night terrors is a sleep condition that most often occurs in kids 3 to 12 years of age. Kids will often wake up suddenly terrified, screaming, and exhibiting signs of fight or flight such as rapid heart beat and sweating. Night terrors are different than nightmares or bad dreams in that night terrors are not dreams (which by definition occur in REM sleep) and kids will not remember ...Read more
3year Female long history night terrors&aggressive, violent tantrums. Seems very emotional compared to my other kids. Should I be concerned?
Normal phase: Many toddlers and preschoolers have a period of time when they experience night terrors. Although they are very alarming to watch as a parent, children don't typically remember them and are not permanently affected by having them. With time, the phase should pass on its own and everyone will be able to get back to their regular sleep schedules. ...Read more
Sleep entry disorder: If you look at normal sleep entry as a gliding flight path of a plane landing, the night terror tends occur more when you have a crash landing. If you are not getting enough sleep, your sleep deficit adds up & night terrors are more likely. This is similar to sleep walking or sleep talking. Power naps or other methods to respect your individual sleep needs must be followed to avoid this problem. ...Read more
Night terrors: There is some evidence that night terrors can result from being overtired, hence creating a bedtime schedule can help. Also, if chronic, waking you up around the time they may occur (first few hours of sleep) can also help. Medications are rarely needed, and one old remedy some still use is valium for short period of time. ...Read more
Not related: First of all how are you getting ketamine and why? It is a dissociative anesthetic and very dangerous in the wrong hands. Horrible dreams are a know side effect. Stop taking it! ambien on the other hand is a completely different drug class and not an anesthetic. Terrors are not normally a side effect of this drug class. ...Read more
Night terrors? My daughter is 2 years old she is constantly having night terrors. She cries sometimes and kicks and is constantly all over the bed? What can I do, because i really feel like she is getting the necessay sleep for a child? Where do night ter
If : If she is consistently waking around 2-3 hours after falling asleep, try going into her room around 1 hour after falling asleep and gently touching her to bring her out of a deep sleep without fully awakening her. This may alter her sleep cycle and help to alleviate the night terrors. Do this for several nights. It may help prevent the night terrors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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