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How To Treat The Most Common Sleep Disorders?

how to treat sleep disorders
How are sleep disorders treated?   A sleep disorder is called a parasomnia. Treatment of parasomnias, of course, depends on the specific disorder, which ends up being an itemized bullet list of “If A, then B” (see below). Sleep disorders discussed below include: Narcolepsy Sleep-related breathing disorders Sleep apnea Pulmonary ds Hypoventilation disorders REM-related sleep disorders REM disorder NREM disorder Circadian disorders Insomnia   The need for sleep and the need to fix sleep disorders Itemized bulleted lists can fan out the differences among them, but what unifies all of the sleep disorders is the end-result on the person who suffers with inadequate sleep. Lack of alertness is dangerous. Daytime fatigue makes more likely poor judgement (deficits in information processing), delayed reaction time when microseconds count, and reduced vigilance which can result in an overcorrection when suddenly startled awake by a ...

Types Of Sleeping Disorders - REM and NON-REM Related

Types Of Sleeping Disorders
Sleep Disorders Put the Z’s in Disease   What can interfere with sleep? What are sleep disorders? Any interruption of the normal sleep cycle, a sequential passing from light sleep to deep sleep and which contains both REM and Non-REM components, and which interferes with one’s function during the wakeful hours, is a sleep disorder. Some examples are: Narcolepsy Narcoleptic patients have REM sleep very early in their sleep cycle. This shortens the time it takes to go from wakefulness to deep sleep. This tendency, plaguing a person during the day, can jeopardize their employment and their safety.   Sleep-related breathing disorders With pulmonary disease, when someone can’t breathe right during the day, they’re not going to be breathing right at night, either. With sleep apnea, however, they may do fine during the day, but at nighttime when they relax, allowing structures such as the soft palate or other obesity-influenced tissues to coll ...

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