Most of us have experienced some incidences while asleep that are hilarious. Funny snore noises, to sleep walking, all these things have had a kind of funny element associated with them. But, did you know that these could be actual sleep disorders? A number of sleep disorders that force people to do some hilarious activities, while asleep. The funniest part being that people themselves forget about what they do in their sleep.
Here are some hilarious sleep syndromes that you should know about:
Exploding head syndrome
It is a syndrome causing a person to hear loud noises just before he falls asleep. No, this is no movie trick, it happens for real with people suffering from parasomnia. The sound is similar to explosion of bombs, or a loud bang. The sound can be highly stressful and disturbs sleep most often.
Most of us know about this syndrome in the name of sleepwalking. Somnambulism is syndrome that forces a person to perform daily tasks while they are asleep. So watch out dude, a sleepwalker was driving the car that just crossed by. Most of the people suffering from this syndrome do not remember about the tasks they perform in sleep. Sleepwalking is not the main problem; it is cause by a deep-rooted problem such as seizures, PTSD, sleep apnea, and more.
Sexsomnia is a medical disorder where people have sex while sleeping, but the funny part is they do not even realize that they are up to something. Most of the times, people suffering from this syndrome do not remember anything about it, at all. A study has shown that sexsomnia affects 11% males and 4% of females.
We all know about sleep Bruxism as teeth grinding. This syndrome forces people to clench or grind their teeth together. Watch out, they are mad at you but hang on they are sleeping! The main cause behind sleep bruxism is stress, tension, anxiety, and suppressed anger etc. Prolonged sleep bruxism can cause jaw disorders, damaged teeth, headaches and more.
Restless leg syndrome
This syndrome forces a person to move one’s body continuously. This syndrome can affect a person even when awake but the condition is worse while asleep. Most commonly, this syndrome hits the legs, which is why it is better known as restless leg syndrome. The perpetual moving of the organ helps a person provide temporary relief for odd sensations that the person otherwise experience.