Rapid eye movement behavior disorder

What is Rapid eye movement behavior disorder?

Rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder (RBD) is a sleep disorder that involves abnormal behaviour during the sleep phase with rapid eye movement (REM) sleep .The major and arguably only abnormal feature of RBD is loss of muscle atonia (paralysis) during otherwise intact REM sleep.

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Hi, My husband kicks in his sleep and has quite extreme arm and leg jerking movements. He has also bitten me and the other night punched me twice...

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Thanks for writing in.

I feel your husband might be suffering from Parasomnia (sleep disorder), probably REM(rapid eye movement) sleep...

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Hi Doctor Grief, I have a husband that constantly is having erections through his sleep and we are not having intercourse for at least five to six...

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I understand your concerns. Nocturnal erections in men durin REM sleep which occurs mostly during the later half of the night is common....

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for last one year i have sleep disorder , whenever i try to sleep or take a nap , the moment i go to sleep it stops my breath, this way i am always...

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Thanks for the query.

You are suffering from sleep disorder for a year now. There are many types of sleep apnea; it can only be diagnosed after...

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