I found the topic of night terrors incredibily interesting, mainly because I have never experienced them (and am very lucky to not!) I always assummed that they were just nightmares, but the idea of waking up and screaming, sweating like crazy, being confused and not remembering any of it is actually really terrifying. I thought it was intriguing that even though the person who is having the terror appears to be experiencing an awful dream, it is more distressing to an onlooker. I think it is interesting that they can appear to be something really awful, yet not really be of any danger to the person at all except for showing that that person may be under huge stress. It makes me curious though to what extent a person can remember having terrors, and if their dreams are really awful because if they aren't aware of it happening, do they remember anything at all? I'm also curious as to how much of a physical strain they have on the body as well such as being more exhausted than normal, or any other "harmful" side effects.
The Terrors of Night Terrors
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