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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)  
    ... have had enough sleep? You might have a sleep disorder. The most common kinds are Insomnia - a hard ... a tingling or prickly sensation in the legs Narcolepsy - daytime "sleep attacks" Nightmares, night terrors, sleepwalking, sleep ...
  2. Daytime sleep disorder; Cataplexy ... aren't sure of the exact cause of narcolepsy. It may have more than one cause. Many people with narcolepsy have low levels of hypocretin (also known as ...
  3. Genetics Home Reference: Narcolepsy From the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... PubMed Recent literature OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Narcolepsy On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis ... names Glossary definitions Reviewed December 2010 What is narcolepsy? Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder that disrupts ...
  4. Sleep Disorders (PDQ) From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... Questions to Ask Your Doctor about Treatment Research Sleep Disorders (PDQ®) General Information About Sleep Disorders Key Points Getting enough sleep is needed for ...
  5. Employees with Sleep Disorders (Office of Disability Employment Policy)  
    ... SOAR) at http://AskJAN.org/soar. Information about Sleep Disorders How prevalent are sleep disorders? According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders ...
  6. Narcolepsy From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    Narcolepsy Fact Sheet See a list of all NINDS Disorders Get Web page suited for printing Email ... Where can I get more information? What is narcolepsy? Narcolepsy is a chronic brain disorder that involves ...
  7. Sleep Disorders and Complementary Health Approaches: What You Need To Know From the National Institutes of Health (National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health)  
    ... know about the usefulness of complementary approaches for sleep disorders? Relaxation techniques can be helpful for insomnia. Melatonin ... know about the safety of complementary approaches for sleep disorders? Relaxation techniques are generally considered safe. Melatonin appears ...
  8. Narcolepsy From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary  
    NINDS Narcolepsy Information Page Condensed from Narcolepsy Fact Sheet Table of Contents (click to jump to sections) What is ... is being done? Clinical Trials Organizations What is Narcolepsy? Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological disorder caused by ...
  9. Narcolepsy From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... page from the NHLBI on Twitter. What Is Narcolepsy? Narcolepsy (NAR-ko-lep-se) is a disorder ... Video Dr. Emmanuel Mignot talks about advances in narcolepsy research and care 03/07/2013 Dr. Michael ...
  10. How Is Narcolepsy Treated? From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... page from the NHLBI on Twitter. How Is Narcolepsy Treated? Narcolepsy has no cure. However, medicines, lifestyle ... Video Dr. Emmanuel Mignot talks about advances in narcolepsy research and care 03/07/2013 Dr. Michael ...
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