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Learning About Nightmare Disorder And If You’re Dealing With a Sleep Disorder

Let’s take it back to when we were kids. Did you know that nightmares are thought to be more frequent for children? Is this an issue? According to doctors, the occasional nightmare for a child is considered to be very reasonable, and it’s not a problem. The problems start to show when these nightmares are a lot more frequent and then end up affecting you throughout the day. You may not be aware that there is something called nightmare disorder. What does this mean? Let’s find out.

Nightmare disorder is a sleep disorder. This seems to happen to people who have experienced trauma, stress, or, in some cases, from the use of specific drugs. If you have this, is there even a way to treat it? There are medications and therapies you can use to work through it. These treatments have the backing of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. They conducted a thorough study of the treatments of nightmare disorders in 2010. Even though they did this research, nightmares are quite complicated and hard to understand.