‘Exploding Head Syndrome’ Is No Joke: Ailment is Surprisingly Common Among Young People ­- Here are the Signs and How to Treat It

By Brady White
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Imagine you’re just starting to drift off to sleep when suddenly a loud noise — like the sound of a shotgun nearby or a bomb exploding — jerks you awake. You jump up in a panic and frantically look around, only to discover there was no noise after all. It was all in your head.