Tag Archive | "Teeth Grinding"

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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Teeth Grinding

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

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Teeth grinding, or Bruxism, is a sleep disorder when people are gnashing or clenching teeth. Teeth grinding affects children and adults more or less equally. People who are affected with this disorder, will unconsciously clench their teeth during the day, often at stressful times. From another hand, people who grind or clench their teeth at […]

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Parasomnia Disorders

Sunday, June 28, 2009


Parasomnias is a broad term used to describe various uncommon disruptive sleep-related disorders. They are intense, infrequent physical acts that occur during sleep. Some common Parasomnias include sleepwalking, sleep talking, sleep terror, nightmares, and teeth grinding.   ·         Parasomnias is commonly observed during to the Non-Rapid Eye Movement Sleep (NREM sleep), and the Rapid Eye […]

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