Night terrors

Patient

Q: I am a 23 year old woman and i think i am having night terrors they started when i was 19 then i never had them for years now they have come bak i suddenly awke in the night with my heart beating really fast i am so frittend that i start crying and running around the house sometimes i awake whilst in the process of running around the house and that frittens me to death then all of a sudden i get back into the bed like nothing had happend and full straight back to sleep lately i think ive been able to snap out of it when it is happening i cover my face with my cover untill my heart returns back to normal and the hullutinations stop. are these night terrors because i heard that the person is still A SLEEP AND HAVE NO MEMORY FROM IT BUT SOMETIMES I AM FULLY AWAKE AND THAT WHAT SCARES ME EVEN MORE ARE THESE NIGHT TERRORS OR ARE THESE SOMTHING ELSE PLEASE HELP MY QUESTION

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