Sleep Related Eating Disorder

Sleep Related Eating Disorder

The condition in which there is eating and drinking desires during sleeping. Some time you remember your behavior and some time you do not remained what happened during sleep. It is the dangerous condition in which there is risk of injury while making food with sleepy eyes.


Signs and symptoms of sleep-related eating disorder include:Sleep Related Eating Disorder Symptoms Causes Treatment

  • Impaired consciousness
  • Possibly eat toxic substances during sleep
  • Eating high carbohydrate food
  • Eating out-of-control manner
  • Falling or injured in food making during night

The exact cause of this disorder is unknown yet. This condition occurred during non-rapid eye movement sleep.


After taking history and conducting physical examination your doctor might recommend the following test:

  • Home sleep tests
  • Nocturnal polysomnography
  • Blood test to check any other cause
  • Sleep study called polysomnography to record the video while sleeping
  • Imaging test of brain to check any abnormality in brain substance

Treatment options include:

  • Medications for restfully sleep
  • Treat any underlying sleep disorder
  • Discontinue triggering drugs
  • Safety strategies to prevent any injury during sleep
Lifestyle and home remedies

Following tips will help you:

  • Home remedies include:
  • Take proper sleep
  • Limit alcohol
  • Avoid stress
  • Make sleep schedule
  • Eat healthy food
  • Make healthy environment around yourself
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