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What are the symptoms of night terrors?

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In addition to frequent recurrent episodes of intense crying and fear during sleep, with difficulty arousing the child, children with night terrors may also experience the following:

  • Tachycardia (increased heart rate)
  • Tachypnea (increased breathing rate)
  • Sweating during episodes

From: Night Terrors WebMD Medical Reference

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Night Terrors from eMedicineHealth. KidsHealth.org.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 15, 2017

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Night Terrors from eMedicineHealth. KidsHealth.org.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 15, 2017

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