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.
Tips for Living With REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
Because persons with REM sleep behavior disorder have a risk of injuring themselves and their sleep partners, safety of the sleeping environment is very important. Here are some tips.
Symptoms of REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
Learn more about the symptoms of REM sleep behavior disorder.
Symptoms of Sleepwalking
Learn more from WebMD about the symptoms of sleepwalking.
Diagnosing REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
Learn about the exams and tests used to diagnose REM sleep behavior disorder.
Parasomnias Often Under-Recognized, Misunderstood
Research points way to new treatments for sleepwalking, sleep sex, and other parasomnias.
'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.