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How can I treat night terrors?

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Dr. Michael Ekizian
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Night terrors

Sleep terrors typically resolve on their own prior to the child reaching adolescence.
Triggers to be minimized or avoided include acute stress, sleep deprivation, and certain medications, including sedatives, stimulants, neuroleptics, and antihistamines.

In brief: Night terrors

Sleep terrors typically resolve on their own prior to the child reaching adolescence.
Triggers to be minimized or avoided include acute stress, sleep deprivation, and certain medications, including sedatives, stimulants, neuroleptics, and antihistamines.
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Harmless in Kids

Night terrors appear to be, in kids anyway, a reaction to an "intense" day.
Note, not a bad day, but an intense emotional day, such as going to an amusement park, a big game, etc. As far as we know they are harmless. If anything they appear to help the child release stress. Best advice is to leave them alone.

In brief: Harmless in Kids

Night terrors appear to be, in kids anyway, a reaction to an "intense" day.
Note, not a bad day, but an intense emotional day, such as going to an amusement park, a big game, etc. As far as we know they are harmless. If anything they appear to help the child release stress. Best advice is to leave them alone.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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