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REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
What is REM Sleep
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REM SLEEP DISORDER

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REM Sleep Behavior Disorder otherwise known as RBD is a Sleeping Disorder that causes a person to act out their dreams. This most usually happens when someone is having an intense and violent dream. RBD is generally seen in middle-aged to elderly people.

What is REM Sleep Disorder

REM Sleep Behavior Disorder, also known as RBD, is a sleep disorder that causes a person to act out their dreams. This most often happens during intense and violent dreams. RBD sleep disorder is generally seen in middle-aged to elderly people.

REM Sleep Behavior Disorder otherwise known as RBD is a Sleeping Disorder that causes a person to act out their dreams

What Causes REM Sleep Disorder

Although the exact cause of REM sleep behavior disorder is unknown, research indicates a connection between this sleep disorder and certain neurological conditions. The sleep disorder has been linked to Parkinson's disease, Lewy Body dementia, and Shy-Drager syndrome.

Treating REM Sleep Disorder

There are two main, yet simple components to the treatment and management of REM sleep disorder. The first step is to maximize the safety of the person who has the sleep disorder, and the second step is to try to also ensure the safety of any other people who could possibly be injured by the sleep disordered individual during an episode of REM sleep behavior disorder.

 

 

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