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.
REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
What is REM sleep behavior disorder, or RBD? Learn more about the symptoms, causes, and risk factors for this sleep disorder.
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.
Basics on Sleep
WebMD explains the stages of sleep -- REM and non-REM -- and how age affects these cycles.
WebMD explains disruptive sleep disorders -- called parasomnias -- that range from night terrors to sleep paralysis to bedwetting.
'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.