Sleep Disorders

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Parasomnia

What are parasomnias? The term “parasomnia” refers to all the abnormal things that can happen to people while they sleep, apart from sleep apnea….

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Sleep Bruxism

Sleep bruxism, also known as nocturnal tooth grinding, is the medical term for clenching or grinding teeth during sleep. A type of movement disorder…

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Sleep terror

Sleep terror disorder or “night terrors” is a condition that occurs during stages 3 or 4 of non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep. It is…

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Sleepwalking

Sleepwalking, formally known as somnambulism, is a behavior disorder that originates during deep sleep and results in walking or performing other complex behaviors while…

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Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea is a disorder in which breathing is briefly and repeatedly interrupted during sleep. The “apnea” in sleep apnea refers to a…

Insomnia

Insomnia

Insomnia, which is Latin for “no sleep,” is the inability to fall asleep or remain asleep. Insomnia is also used to describe the condition…

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HYPERSOMNIA

Hypersomnia and excessive daytime sleepiness are complex traits whose formal study is in its infancy, and whose socioeconomic burden is enormous.  The term hypersomnia…