Insomnia – Insomnia can be very Common, 10% of adults in the United States have Chronic Insomnia and 30% experience an acute episode of Insomnia in a year. Insomnia is the inability to get enough sleep, or restful sleep. The average adult needs 7-9 hours of quality sleep. Insomnia can be caused by a number of medical or behavioral factors such as stress, tension, shift-work, etc.
Signs and Symptoms of Insomnia:
- Difficulty falling asleep
- Difficulty staying asleep (many awakenings)
- Waking up too early
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
A medical condition where the patient stops breathing for 10 or more seconds during sleep.
Restless Legs Syndrome
Once diagnosed, treatment have been found useful for many patients.
Insomnia can be very Common, 10% of adults in the United States have Chronic Insomnia and 30% experience an acute episode of Insomnia in a year.
Patients experience an irresistible need to sleep, regardless of the amount of sleep they get.
Parsomnias are automatic behaviors during sleep, such as sleep talking, sleep walking or night terrors.
Circadian rhythm disorders
Circadian Rhythm Disorders involve disruption of the sleep-wake cycle.