Sleep disorders are a common problem. Sleep is an integral part of human existence. We spend a third of our lives sleeping. Sleep influences our physical, psychological and social well being. About 70 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders where they can’t sleep. Many sleep disorders cause an increase in daytime sleepiness and an increase in road traffic accidents. Through clinical research, it has been found that there are more than 80 sleeping disorders. These range from basic snoring to severe sleep apnea. The sleep doctors at our sleep disorder center can prescribe solutions that include sleep testing, sleep apnea treatment, medication for allergies, sleepwalking or insomnia, and more.
Some of the most common sleep disorders are listed below:
- Excessive daytime sleepiness
- Sleep apnea
- Restless leg syndrome
- Periodic limb movements
- Sleep walking
- Abnormal dream behavior
At our center for sleep, Sleep Medicine Associates of Texas can offer solutions to help you return to a good night’s sleep. By enhancing your sleeping hours, your waking ones will improve as well.