Sep 29, 2010

REM sleep disorder

"Sleep disorders, particularly the tendency to act out dreams known as rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder, are common in Lewy Bodies Dementia." Mayo Clinic literature.

Clonazepam. That is the new medication the sleep clinic at Mayo has prescribed for Dwane to try to stop the worsening REM sleep disturbances. At first we were taking Melatonin, but that began to not prevent the episodes. We will see how this medication works.

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