Shaking And Yelling Out During Sleep

Reviewed on 7/13/2021

Agitation during sleep can be seen with sleep disorders such as night terrors. It is also possible for these symptoms to occur as part of another emotional or psychological conditions, or even as a reaction to medications. It is important to continue taking prescribed medications unless directed to stop by your doctor, and speak with your doctor any time you experience troubling symptoms.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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