Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Sleep Apnea is characterized by loud snoring with gasping, snorting, or pauses in breathing during sleep. The most widely used and effective treatment for sleep apnea is positive airway pressure therapy. Other treatment options include weight loss, positional therapy, an oral appliance, or surgery.
Insomnia is the most common of all sleep disorders. The chief complaint is difficulty falling asleep and/or staying asleep. It is often a symptom of another disorder and can be worsened by depression or pain.
Restless Leg Syndrome
The symptoms of Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) are often described as creepy-crawly, twitching, or an itching sensation. This most often occurs at night, making it difficult to rest or sleep. RLS is often a symptom of other medical conditions.
Narcolepsy is a condition that causes overwhelming sleepiness or “sleep attacks.” The sudden and irresistible periods of sleep could last just seconds or up to several minutes. Other symptoms associated with narcolepsy include cataplexy, vivid dreaming and sleep paralysis.
Inadequate Sleep Hygiene
Inadequate Sleep Hygiene is a sleep disorder caused by bad sleep habits, unhealthy pre-sleep rituals, and/or a poor sleep environment.
Insufficient Sleep Syndrome
Insufficient Sleep Syndrome is a disorder that occurs when an individual persistently fails to obtain sufficient sleep without the presence of another sleep disturbance.