Parasomnias are disruptive sleep-related disorders. Parasomnias include nightmares, night terrors, sleepwalking, restless legs syndrome and others. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about parasomnias, potential causes, how to treat it, and much more.
Diagnosing REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
Learn about the exams and tests used to diagnose REM sleep behavior disorder.
WebMD explains disruptive sleep disorders -- called parasomnias -- that range from night terrors to sleep paralysis to bedwetting.
Drugs to Treat REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
Learn about the medications used to treat REM sleep behavior disorder.
Signs of Sleep Problems in Children
How do you know if your child has a sleep problem? WebMD tells you what to look for.
8 Embarrassing Sleep Secrets
WebMD article on what happens while we sleep. Learn about sleep behaviors from drooling to orgasms to sleepwalking.
5 Steps for Stopping a Sleepwalker
Sleepwalking may seem amusing, but it can be harmful to your health. Find out what causes it, how to treat it, and the best way to get a sleepwalker back into bed.
'Sleep Sex' Unromantic, Even Dangerous
It's like a racier, grown-up version of sleep walking, and it isn't as unusual as you'd imagine. It's also potentially harmful. Now, scientists are studying so-called sleep sex to see what's behind this strange phenomenon.
Parasomnias Often Under-Recognized, Misunderstood
Research points way to new treatments for sleepwalking, sleep sex, and other parasomnias.