Sleep disorders are all problems that are related to disturbed sleep. These include sleep apnea, snoring, insomnia, sleep disturbances, restless leg syndrome and others that can disrupt a regular pattern of nighttime sleep.
HOW IS SLEEP DISORDERS DIAGNOSED?
Sleep disorders are diagnosed by a sleep specialist who will conduct a home sleep study along with polysomnography to determine the specific sleep disorder and determine a treatment plan thereof.
HOW IS SLEEP DISORDERS TREATED?
Treatment is based on the type of sleep disorder. In most cases, lifestyle changes are recommended to help with better sleeping. Medications are prescribed but as these medications can be habit-forming, caution is to be exercised on the dosage and the duration of taking the medicines.
DID YOU KNOW?
As per study, Sleep Disorders can lead to obesity, cardiac ailments and diabetes.