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Sleep Sex

Sunday, July 19, 2009

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Sleep sex or sexsomnia is parasomnia sleep disorder that causes people to engage in sexual acts while they are asleep. Medical science has proposed that sexsomnia should be considered as a non-rapid-eye-movement sleep disorder and a part arousal parasomnia, and it has been classified as Sexual Behavior in Sleep. It is now considered to be a different […]

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Arousal Sleep Disorder Part II

Sunday, July 12, 2009


What causes confusional arousal? Potential causes for this the confusional arousal disorders are shown below: Alcohol consumption Sleep deprivation Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) Periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD) Psychotropic medication use Drug abuse Forceful awakening Do I have it? Did anyone ever told you that you acted in strange or confused way when they wake […]

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Arousal Sleep Disorders Part I

Saturday, July 11, 2009


From  the post Parasomnias Disorders: Parasomnia is an episode that happens during sleep. Parasomnia could be induced or resulting from sleep, such as: sleepwalking, sleep talking, sleep terror, and nightmares Parasomnias are disorders that infiltrate into the sleep process and create disruptions into sleep-related actions. Parasomnias usually associated with REM sleep. The parasomnias are divided […]

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Sleep Talking

Saturday, July 4, 2009


A joke about sleep talking: If you want your spouse to listen and pay strict attention to every word you say — talk in your sleep. Sleep talking and sleep walking (see other post on SleepWalking), as well as night terrors, are parts of a group of sleep disorders called parasomnias, as covered in Parasomnias […]

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