Sleep Disorders News

Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders

Sleep-related breathing disorders involve pauses in breathing or difficulties breathing during the night. If they are untreated, they can cause many serious problems, among which are heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure, and low blood oxygen.

Sleep Disorders News

Hypoxemia  – Causes, Consequences and Treatment

The term “sleep-related hypoxemia” refers to hypoxemia that manifests itself as a result of sleep-related breathing disorders or during sleep in general. While most of the symptoms are the same, it’s important to keep track of where the patient tends to fall asleep.

Sleep Disorders News

Bipolar Disorder and Sleep

In reality, disturbed sleep is a core symptom of bipolar disorder. It is no surprise, seeing as how mania and depression both negatively affect it. Sleep disorders often go hand in hand with bipolar disorder, and make its symptoms even worse.

Sleep Disorders News

Sleep-Related Hypoventilation

Hypoventilation during sleep is one of the sleep-related breathing disorders, and it involves slow or shallow breathing, known as respiratory depression.

Sleep Disorders News

Sleep-Wake Rhythm Disorders

Irregular sleep-wake rhythm disorder and non-24-hour sleep-wake disorder are typically the rarest forms of all circadian rhythm disorders.

Sleep Disorders News

Sleep-Wake Phase Disorders

People who suffer from sleep-wake phase disorder have a strong biological urge to stay up when most of the other people are sleeping and to sleep when others are already fully awake.

Sleep Disorders News

Advanced Sleep-Wake Phase Disorder

The advanced sleep-wake phase disorder (ASWPD) is a circadian rhythm disorder characterized by excessive sleepiness in the evening before the normally considered bedtime, not being able to resist falling asleep, and waking up way too early in the morning.