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The most devastating sleep disorder of all, according to an expert

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Sleep Eating: A Challenging and Misunderstood Sleep Disorder #

A woman named Jill shared her experience of living with sleep eating, an arousal condition where part of the brain wakes while the rest sleeps. Sleep eating, classified as a parasomnia, can lead to consumption of large quantities of junk food and weight gain. It is often triggered during the deepest stage of sleep. Sleep eating can have a significant impact on individuals’ lives, though it is challenging to treat. Restless legs syndrome is one of the potential causes of sleep eating. Jill’s treatment for restless legs syndrome has helped manage her sleep-related eating disorder. She encourages others to be their own advocate and seek proper medical attention.