Nocturnal Eating Syndrome – A Nasty Food Habit Combined With Sleep Disorders?
The nocturnal eating disorder is a chronic syndrome which is more prominent in women. Among two eating disorders related to sleep, this is one. The other one is called as the food disorder related to sleep. These are both parasomnias.
The Nocturnal Eating syndrome, one among two sleep disorders, is marked by impulsive raids on the refrigerators at night. People who have this disorder are not deep sleepers. When they wake up in the nights, they have a very strong urge to raid the refrigerator in the nights. They will have a very strong feeling that unless and until they eat something they won’t be able to sleep. Once they get out of their bed and near the refrigerator, they will know what is going on completely. They gobble food down and also they can recollect having eaten that food even the next day. It’s a combination of an eating and a