Article for NetDoctor: sleep disorders. Night terrors explained
Night terrors explored
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In this article, I interview sleep experts to discuss night terrors. These short episodes of screaming, thrashing, or extreme panic occur during the transition of one sleep phase to the other.
A key trigger for night terrors is genetics and having another family member who has night terrors increases the likelihood of having night terrors yourself. Find out more in my guide to night terrors.