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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However, the majority of women with a sleep disorder in this study suffered from insomnia.
The theme of the congress will be "Eradicating Sleep Disorder by Psychiatric Approaches and Therapy.
During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, scattered reports surfaced regarding an unusual sleep disorder among some combat veterans.
The global sleep aids market is segmented based on product, sleep disorder, and geography.
Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which people have difficulty falling or staying asleep.
Their marital status and educational level did not have any effect on their sleep disorder.
Lisa Dasis still isn't sure which came first: her multiple sclerosis, which was diagnosed in 2004, or the sleep disorder known as restless leg syndrome (RLS), which caused the Jackson, Tennessee, resident's legs to alternately feel "creepy-crawly" or red-hot as she lay in bed at night.
At the new private clinic, advanced sleep disorder treatments will be available, including the continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy," said Dr Mazoud, owner of first private sleep disorder clinic.
The researchers found that 36% of the students screened positive for having a sleep disorder, most commonly insomnia, restless legs syndrome, and periodic limb movement disorder, and 6.
Dr David Cunnington, Sleep Physician at the centre, said that bed partners played an important role in identifying a sleep disorder.
The link between dementia with Lewy bodies and the sleep disorder is not as strong in women, they added.
In this podcast, Brent Brandow, director of operations for Parkway SleepHealth Centers, discusses how sleep disorders are diagnosed, specific signs and symptoms of sleep disorders, how someone can distinguish between a few bad nights of sleep and an actual sleep disorder, and the most effective ways that sleep disorders can be treated.