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Do You Have Sleep Terrors or Do You Experience Other "Strange" or Unexplained Behaviors While Sleeping?

If Yes, You May be Suffering from Parasomnias

And, if left untreated you are risking more serious consequences, such as:

  • Parasomnias Symptoms, Problems, and Solutions

    Parasomnias Symptoms, Problems, and Solutions

    Excessive daytime sleepiness
  • Potentially life-threatening injuries to yourself or others
But there's no need to continue suffering from the side effects of disturbed sleep because you're not alone, and we'd like to help. And this begins with a confidential consultation and evaluation by one of our board-certified sleep physicians, who can accurately diagnose your condition and explore treatment options with you.

However, if you're like many people, you may not be certain that the symptoms you're experiencing (or observing in others) are signs of parasomnias. If so, use the following "Parasomnias Symptoms Checklist" - which was designed by medical professionals and sleep experts - to help you determine if you, or someone you know, may be suffering from parasomnias and should consult a physician.

What are Parasomnias?

The term "parasomnia" refers to a wide range of disruptive sleep-related events. These "disorders of arousal" occur during the deepest stages of non-dreaming sleep and are most common in younger children. Susceptibility to parasomnias often run in families and is generally passed down from one generation to another.

A variety of physical and psychological factors, as well as lifestyle choices can cause parasomnias, such as:

        Persistent stress

        Psychological or psychiatric issues

        Caffeine or other stimulants



        Stressfull life events

Parasomnias Symptoms Checklist

An "At-a-Glance" Parasomnia Possible Presence Indicator

Check any / all that apply to your situation.


Difficulty staying asleep

Confusing arousals or awakenings

"Jerky" sleep starts

Restlessness while sleeping

Bruxism (teeth grinding)

Sleep talking

Sleep-related eating

Sleep paralysis

Night terrors (e.g. waking up screaming)

If you are experiencing just one of the symptoms included in the list above, you should call us toll-free at 866-499-1588

When you call, we will answer your questions, listen to your concerns, and / or schedule you for a confidential consultation with one of our board-certified sleep physicians who will explore the possible causes of your sleeping problem and offer you solutions for treating it.

Why Seek Help Immediately?

Don't Let Untreated Parasomnias Damage Your Quality of Life

Don't Let Untreated Parasomnias Damage Your Quality of Life

Parasomnias are arousal disorders that can negatively affect sufferers' lives and place them at-risk for injuring themselves or others while sleeping. Parasomniacs often display "bizarre" behaviors while sleeping such as: backing the car out of the driveway, leaving refrigerator doors open, acting out violently, walking into walls and doors, waking up screaming, and more.

Additionally, it can be linked to other more serious mental and emotional health issues such as depression, stress, and distraction and are usually caused by underlying psychiatric or psychological issues.

So, please don't wait to be asked – take control over your health and well-being and voluntary share your concerns with us by calling, 866-499-1588.



Contact Details

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