TYPE OF SLEEP DISORDERS
If you are experiencing any of the following, you may have a sleep disorder:
- Insomnia: Insomnia is the inability to fall asleep. It also may refer to waking up on a frequent basis throughout the night.
- Sleep Apnea: Sleep apnea is the temporary cessation of breathing throughout the night.
- Snoring: Snoring is loud, hoarse breathing that occurs during sleep. Snoring is oftentimes associated with sleep apnea.
- Narcolepsy: Narcolepsy is excessive daytime sleepiness that results in “sleep attacks,” or an irresistible urge to sleep at inappropriate times.
- Restless Leg Syndrome: Restless leg syndrome is an unpleasant sensation occurring in the legs at rest. It produces an urge to move them, often characterized as aching, fidgety, or itch.