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Irregular Sleep-Wake Rhythm Disorder

Irregular sleep-wake rhythm disorder is a rare type of circadian rhythm disorder that disrupts the normal circadian cycle with abnormal sleep patterns. Individuals who suffer from this rare neurological condition do not have defined circadian rhythm, which means that they do not have a regular sleep schedule.

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Short Sleep

Short sleep has been defined as sleep that lasts less than 5 hours. while short sleeper syndrome (SSS) is a condition that involves sleeping for less than six hours each night.

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Classifying Sleep Disorders

The diagnosis of sleep disorders and disturbances is based on clinical questionnaires, interviews, physical examinations and laboratory sleep research. Many guides and manuals are available today, to be used by doctors as a helping hand with recognizing various symptoms and pinpointing them to a certain sleep disorder.

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Fragmented Sleep

Sleep fragmentation occurs in some people, and the problem with them is not falling asleep, that part usually passes without a problem; but staying asleep. People who typically experience it wake up many times during the night, and they have troubles falling back to sleep.

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Sleep Onset Association Disorder

If your child is experiencing sleeping difficulties, they might have a Sleep Onset Association Disorder (SOAD). This disorder can develop when a child associates a specific environment or a person with falling asleep.

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Sleep-Related Movement Disorders

In this article, we will look at several sleep-related movement disorders to find out their potential risks and consequences, as well as how they’re normally treated. While the best idea is almost always to consult a doctor when dealing with these disorders, knowing the symptoms and causes yourself can help you understand their recommendations and also get some peace of mind.

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Central Sleep Apnea

Central sleep apnea is a sleep-related breathing disorder. People who suffer from it experience cessation of the airway during the night, which leads to lower oxygen levels, and can have serious consequences.

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Sleepwalking – Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment

Sleepwalking, or somnambulism is a sleep disorder defined as a type of parasomnia and characterized by sitting up in bed, standing and walking during sleep. The action typically occurs earlier in the night, during NREM sleep, and particularly one or two hours after falling asleep.