Once awake, they may say that the dream was odd or bizarre rather than funny. This causes them to act out their dreams with physical movements such as wild, flailing limbs.
This can result in injuries to the person or their sleep partner. It tends to get worse over time. It mostly affects males over the age of 50, and the average age of onset is around 60 years.
Excess alcohol consumption or alcohol withdrawal, sleep deprivation , and medication side effects can all play a role in the development of RBD. A specialist doctor will diagnose RBD during an overnight sleep study called a polysomnogram. The most common treatment is anticonvulsant medications. Experts also recommend making the bedroom a safer environment. This involves taking steps such as moving tables, clocks, and lamps away from the side of the bed.
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