5 Top Rare and Unusual Sleep Disorders
Sleep is the thing we all do every day and it is like great pleasure in our lives. But most people are aware of rare sleep disorders and look to raise awareness too. Most people come with extreme serious sleep problems. Here is list of some rare and unusual sleep disorders.
Rapid Eye Movement Disorder (REM)
People with REM disorder act out of their dreams and is characterized as temporary muscle paralysis.
This type of behavior is violent in nature and results in causing injury to patient or even bed partner. This condition is usually treatable.
Parasomnias are undesirable or unpleasant behavioral phenomenon that happens exclusively during sleep. These sleep disorders can occur in both slow-wave or rapid eye movement sleep..
Most parasomnias include sleep-walking and talking and also night terrific dreams, which are commonly found in children.
This is a Rare Sleeping Disorder also known as “Sleeping Beauty Syndrome”. It is a neurological disorder that is characterized by having excessive sleeping along with some behavioral and cognitive problems during sleeplessness.
Hallucination, irritability, confusion are some of the symptoms experienced by wakefulness patients.
Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
This is the rarest of rare sleep disorders that doctors ever come across. Usually, humans have 24-25 hours circadian rhythm.
Individuals with this disorder will not have stable body clocks. Rhythm becomes delayed and sets for 26 hours or even longer like 72 hour cycles as a regular pattern every day.
Exploding Head Syndrome
This is another type of parasomnia. A person with this syndrome experience very loud explosive noise in his head accompanied by a light or flash. These extreme noises are described as bomb going off or loud bang. It lasts for few seconds.