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Old 02-24-18, 03:29 AM
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Re: ADD Linked With RMD

It is concluded ADHD in childhood is associated with abnormal parasympathetic mechanisms involved in emotion regulation.

“there is a parasympathetic dominance during NREM.[3]”

Stage 1 – occurs mostly in the beginning of sleep, with slow eye movement. This state is sometimes referred to as relaxed wakefulness.[7] Alpha waves disappear and the theta wave appears. People aroused from this stage often believe that they have been fully awake. During the transition into stage-1 sleep, it is common to experience hypnic jerks.[8]

According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine there is a wide range of potential causes, including anxiety, caffeine, stress and strenuous activities in the evening. However, most hypnic jerks occur essentially at random in healthy people.[5]
Maybe AD(H)D and RMD are linked to anxiety?

I do not know?

I wonder if continuous positive airway device helps lessen severity of anxiety?

"When people are suffering mentally, they want to feel better—they want to stop having bad emotions and start having good emotions." (-Temple Grandin)

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