sleep disorder


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Noun1.sleep disorder - a disturbance of the normal sleep pattern
hypersomnia - an inability to stay awake
insomnia - an inability to sleep; chronic sleeplessness
pavor nocturnus, sleep terror disorder - a disorder of sleep characterized by a dream of terrifying dimensions far worse than a typical nightmare; they occur during NREM sleep
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
sleep apnea - apnea that occurs during sleep
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"During an event, when you are obstructing, your oxygen level drops in your bloodstream and your brain gets less oxygen," says Pat Wise, director, Sleep Disorder Center for South Bend Memorial Hospital.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Pregnant women who have obstructive sleep apnea have a 2.3-fold increased risk of gestational diabetes and a 4.2-fold increased risk of pregnancy-induced hypertension, compared with women without the sleep disorder, according to a poster presentation at the International Conference of the American Thoracic Society.
If you often wake up tired and headachy, tend to chew out your co-workers before lunch, and are totally exhausted by mid-afternoon, you might have insomnia, or some other sleep disorder. An estimated 70 million Americans suffer from insomnia, which is the difficulty initiating and/or maintaining sleep for a variety of reasons.
If keeping cool and fatigue management aren't working, try some of the sleep strategies in the box on page 64 and talk with your doctor about the possibility of a sleep disorder.
The children also were given a battery of psychological tests, including one that estimates verbal IQ, on Saturday mornings at the pediatrician's office, and were retested several months later, after parents reported that their sleep disorder seemed to have resolved.
The Military Health System Data Repository was used to assess medical visits for a sleep disorder in the 12 months prior to the class and LBP-related health care utilization for the 12 months following the class.
Questionnaires such as the STOP-BANG and Epworth Sleepiness Scale were used to assess the nurses for sleep disorder symptoms.
A 2016 study from King Fahd Medical City revealed that 41 percent of Saudis suffered from some kind of sleep disorder. Ahmad Al-Badr, director of the sleep center, said the rate of sleep disorders in the Kingdom was the same as in neighboring countries.
Once patients are diagnosed with a sleep disorder, DHA takes multidisciplinary approach to treatment, where people are referred to nutritionists and ENT departments for specialised care.
It was found that 129 of 250 participants (51.6%) were suffering from one or more sleep disorder. Most prevalent sleep disorder was Insomnia followed by bruxism then nightmares and least common being sleep apnea (Table 1).
It is the most common sleep disorder in PD cases, and these patients usually report difficulties with sleep onset and sleep maintenance.
Evidence suggests that more than 60% of patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) have a sleep disorder (Fonseca et al., 2016).