Nightmares are dreams that are scary or disturbing. They cause anxiety and fear, even after you wake up. People of all ages have nightmares, but they are more common in children. Nightmares usually begin before age 10, and girls are more likely to be troubled by them. Except in the case of post-traumatic stress disorder,...
Causesedit]. Nightmares can be caused by extreme pressure or irritation if no
other mental disorder is discovered. The death of a loved ...
Nightmares aren't just for children. Find out from WebMD what causes adults to
have bad dreams, which can lead to sleep deprivation, physical illness, and ...
Mar 31, 2015 ... Moreover, sleep disorders including sleep apnea and restless legs syndrome
can cause people to experience chronic, recurrent nightmares.
Aug 9, 2014 ... Nightmares are only considered a disorder if disturbing dreams cause you
distress or keep you from getting enough sleep. Nightmares can be ...
Aug 22, 2013 ... When you're waking up from a nightmare, your first question might be, “Was that
a bagel chasing me through my house with a sledgehammer?
Isolated nightmares are normal, but when dreams resulting in extreme terror or ...
The pons sends signals that shut off neurons in the spinal cord, causing ...
Nightmares are considered a sleeping disorder when they occur frequently
enough that they disrupt sleep on a regular basis, and may cause the subject
Although nightmares are more common among children, adults have them too,
with women more likely to be affected. Adult nightmares may be caused by ...
You may also feel anxious and scared when you wake up from a nightmare and
be unable to fall back to sleep. Sleep loss can cause you to have even more ...