Treatments For Night Terrors

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What are some treatments for night terrors?

Treatments For Night Terrors

Treatments specifically for night terrors include hypnosis, guided imagery techniques and benzodiazepines.

Hypnosis: An artificially induced altered state of consciousness, characterized by heightened suggestibility and receptivity to direction.

Guided imagery: an alternative medicine therapy in which the patient uses positive visualizations and thoughts to aid healing and promote reduction in anxiety or pain

Benzodiazepines: Any of a group of chemical compounds with a common molecular structure and similar pharmacological effects, used as anti-anxiety agents, muscle relaxants, sedatives, hypnotics, and sometimes as anti-convulsants.

A visit to a sleep disorder clinics is also a good idea for those plagued with chronic night terrors.



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