Very little is known about one of the more troublingly named sleep disorders: exploding head syndrome. Despite the name, this phenomenon is usually harmless -- although it can certainly be disruptive to sleep. People who experience exploding head .
Exploding Head Syndrome: The Weird Sleep Phenomenon That’s Way More Common Than You Thought
This sleep disorder has received scant attention from the scientific community, but it's not a new phenomenon. Mention in scientific literature of the distinctive symptoms of what's now known as exploding head syndrome date back roughly 150 years.