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    REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Directory

    REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) is condition in which a sleeping person appears to physically act out his or her dreams. Some people with REM sleep behavior disorder thrash around violently or punch or hit their bedmate. The person may also scream, shout, or walk around. Their actions usually go unnoticed until they become a danger to others. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about REM sleep behavior disorder, what the symptoms are, how to treat it, and much more.

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