- 1 What are sleep disorders?
- 2 Common sleep disorders
- 3 Parasomnias
- 4 Sleep disorders and weight gain
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What are sleep disorders?
Sleep disorders have to do not only with how you sleep but also how you behave during the day as a result of what is happening in your sleep. Since many of the sleep disorders have an effect the day time functioning, many of which cause excess daytime sleepiness, sleep disorders are often called sleep wake disorders.
Common sleep disorders
Although there are over 80 different sleep disorders, some are more common than others. The most common sleep disorders include the following:
- 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, sleep walking, sleep talking, head banging, REM behavior disorder, bed wetting, night eating, and bruxism or grinding your teeth are some of the other sleep disorders collectively grouped as parasomnias.
Sleep disorders and weight gain
Sleep disorders and metabolic disorders such as metabolic syndrome are bidirectionally related in such a way that one thing leads to the other and vice versa. Since weight gain and sleep disorders are bidirectional, it is important for sleep medicine physicians to not only address sleep problems, but also address the weight issues.
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