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What are symptoms of night terrors in children?

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In addition to episodes of intense crying and fear during sleep, with difficulty waking the child, symptoms of night terrors may also include:

Unlike with nightmares, most children don’t recall a dream after a night terror episode, and they usually don’t remember the episode the next morning.

  • Tachycardia (higher heart rate)
  • Tachypnea (higher breathing rate)
  • Sweating or flushing

From: Night Terrors Symptoms WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on January 29, 2018

SOURCE: from eMedicineHealth Night Terrors Symptoms

Reviewed by Sabrina Felson on January 29, 2018

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