Exploding head syndrome. Sleep Med Rev 2014 Dec; 18(6):489-493.
Exploding head syndrome: six new cases and review of the literature.
In addition, less common, but equally important disorders, such as exploding head syndrome
, sleep-related groaning (catathrenia) and sleep-related eating disorder will be discussed briefly.
Many unusual sleep disorders are described including sleep related groaning, sleep related hallucinations, sleep related eating disorders, and exploding head syndrome
. However, one newly described sleep disorder, which did not make the final cut, is sexsomnia.
Exploding Head Syndrome
The patient believes there are loud noises - like bomb explosions, gunfire, or cymbals crashing - but these noises are only happening inside the patient's own head.
She finally saw a neurologist who told her she has a complaint called "exploding head syndrome