Rapid Eye Movement

Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep is one of the five stages that the brain moves through during sleep. This phase is characterized by eyes moving rapidly in various direction. During this phase, the mind is as active as it is when we are awake.

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How can I sleep with sleep apnea without CPAP?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been diagnosed with rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder, and I am worried about the link with Parkinson’s and, even worse, and Lewy body dementia. While the Fluoxetine may be a cause, it has been noticed there is a marked lack of swing in my right arm while walking. I...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know some further details about your symptoms. Since when you started problems in sleep? What symptoms used to happen in sleep. Please describe in detail (please tell what you yourself felt in sleep and also tell what your family or bed partner descri...  Read Full »

Why am I having weird eye movements?

Query: Hi doctor, I have weird uncontrollable eye movements similar to nystagmus. I feel bad when I walk behind the people. My eyes have a flickering problem. It makes people feel uncomfortable around me. I have a peripheral vision starring problem too. I am attaching my picture.  Read Full »


Dr. Manish Mahabir

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your eyes look fairly stable. You have a normal involuntary pursuit movement of the eyes in which your eyes can track anything which moves in front of you. There is no need to worry. If...  Read Full »

Nightfall - Causes & Treatments

Query: Hi doctor, I have nightfall thrice a week. There is heavy pain all over the body. I cannot improve my body even after going to a gym.  Read Full »


Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Nightfall is a very common phenomenon and almost more than 80 percent of men experience it in their lifetime. It is more common during adolescence period as the hormone level is higher at this point of time. There is nothing abnormal if you have nightfall and do not get d...  Read Full »

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