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Disorganized thinking, disorientation, or inappropriate responsiveness to external stimuli that occurs during and after awakening.

Symptoms of Confusional arousals

The following features are indicative of Confusional arousals:
  • agitation
  • confused behaviour
  • crying
  • moaning
  • disorientation behaviour
  • slow mentation
  • slow speech
  • memory deficits
  • waking from particularly deep sleep
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Common Causes of Confusional arousals

The following are the most common causes of Confusional arousals:
  • antidepressant medications effects
  • excessive sleepiness
  • abnormal circadian sleep-wake patterns

Risk Factors for Confusional arousals

The following factors may increase the likelihood of Confusional arousals:
  • use of antidepressant medications
  • bipolar disorder
  • anxiety disorder
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
  • hypnagogic hallucinations
  • hypnopompic hallucinations
  • violent behaviors
  • injurious behaviors
  • insomnia
  • hypersomnia

Prevention of Confusional arousals

Yes, it may be possible to prevent Confusional arousals. Prevention may be possible by doing the following:
  • improving sleep hygiene
  • do regular yoga
  • do regular meditation
  • avoid caffeine use
  • avoid alcohol consumption
  • avoid the use of centrally acting medications

Occurrence of Confusional arousals

Number of Cases

The following are the number of Confusional arousals cases seen each year worldwide:
  • Very common > 10 Million cases

Common Age Group

Confusional arousals can occur at any age.

Common Gender

Confusional arousals can occur in any gender.

Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of Confusional arousals

The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect Confusional arousals:
  • Video-polysomnography: To record the brain's electrical activity.

Complications of Confusional arousals if untreated

It is not know if Confusional arousals causes complications if left untreated.

Self-care for Confusional arousals

The following self-care actions or lifestyle changes may help in the treatment or management of Confusional arousals:
  • Physical exercise: Improve muscle strength and reduce anxiety
  • avoid caffeine use
  • avoid alcohol consumption
  • avoid the use of antidepressants

Alternative Medicine for Treatment of Confusional arousals

The following alternate medicine and therapies are known to help in the treatment or management of Confusional arousals:
  • Do regular yoga: Help to reduce muscle tension and anxiety
  • Do regular meditation: Help to reduce anxiety and depression
  • Autogenic training therapy: Improve the quality of sleep and muscle tension

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This page was last updated on 2/04/2019.
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