The Difference Between Nightmares and Night Terrors

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The Difference Between Nightmares and Night Terrors

There are tests that can be done on children having terrible night terrors. Usually, a complete history and a physical are enough to diagnose night terrors. However, if other disorders are suspected, additional tests such as an electroencephalogram (EEG), a polysomnography, and CT scans and MRIs are administered. Click on the above link to learn more from the Merck Manual Home Edition.

   

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