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Is it hard for you to fall asleep or stay asleep through the night? Do you wake up feeling tired or feel very sleepy during the day, even if you have had enough sleep? You might have a sleep disorder. The most common kinds are

  • Insomnia - a hard time falling or staying asleep
  • Sleep apnea - breathing interruptions during sleep
  • Restless legs syndrome - a tingling or prickly sensation in the legs
  • Narcolepsy - daytime "sleep attacks"

Nightmares, night terrors, sleepwalking, sleep talking, head banging, wetting the bed and grinding your teeth are kinds of sleep problems called parasomnias. There are treatments for most sleep disorders. Sometimes just having regular sleep habits can help.

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  1. Sleep Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... the day, even if you have had enough sleep? You might have a sleep disorder. The most common kinds are Insomnia - a hard time falling or staying asleep Sleep apnea - breathing interruptions during sleep Restless legs syndrome - ...
  2. Sleep Apnea (National Library of Medicine)  
    Sleep apnea is a common disorder that causes your breathing to stop or get very shallow. Breathing ... an hour. The most common type is obstructive sleep apnea. It causes your airway to collapse or ...
  3. Sleep Disorders Interactive Tutorial (Patient Education Institute)  
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  5. Sleep paralysis - isolated; Parasomnia - Isolated sleep paralysis ... Episodes of isolated sleep paralysis last from a few seconds to 1 or 2 minutes in which the person is unable to move ...
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  7. Sleep-wake syndrome - irregular ... Some people have an irregular sleep-wake pattern because of a problem with brain function, the body's internal clock (circadian pacemaker), or other reasons. This disorder is ...
  8. Sleep issues; Difficulty falling asleep; Insomnia concerns ... cases, changing a few behaviors can help you sleep better. Sometimes, medication is needed. Behavioral changes should ...
  9. Sleep apnea - central ... Central sleep apnea results when the brain temporarily stops sending signals to the muscles that control breathing. The condition ...
  10. ... NCHS Data Brief Number 127, August 2013 Prescription Sleep Aid Use Among Adults: United States, 2005–2010 ... insomnia, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey Prescription sleep aid use in the past 30 days increased ...
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