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Is there a cure for night terrors?

There is no one cure for night terrors. Effective treatment will depend on the source of your problem. If an underlying condition is causing your night terrors, then treating the condition may end the episodes. In rare cases, your doctor may prescribe benzodiazepines to give relief.

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How are night terrors treated?
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Generally, treatments do not specifically target night terrors. If your episodes are related to anot...
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Can night terrors be prevented?
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There is no sure way to prevent night terrors. Typically, they occur in childhood and are outgro...
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What do I need to know about caring for someone with night terrors?
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Night terrors may have a genetic cause, so if you had them, your child is at greater risk. If your c...
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How do night terrors affect the body?
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Night terrors happen when you are asleep, usually during the early stages of sleep. During a night t...
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