People with behavioral sleep disorders have little (if any) knowledge of these behaviors that occur while they are asleep. REM sleep behavior disorder, confusional arousals, nocturnal eating, sleepwalking, sleep terrors, nightmares and rhythmic movement disorder are just a few examples of behavioral sleep disorders that can be quite serious or even dangerous. Behavioral sleep disorders are often found in children as well as adults.
Due to the complexity of diagnosis consultation with one of our sleep specialists is first necessary to diagnose potential behavioral sleep disorders. Safety of the individual is paramount and can be a driving reason to seek help. Behavioral sleep problems can be made worse by other coexisting sleep disorders like obstructive sleep apnea. Our sleep specialist can help you with your individual treatment plan.