Sleep Disorders

What are Sleep Disorders?

The term “sleep disorder” refers to a group of conditions that alter sleep quality, timing, or duration, as well as a person’s ability to function normally while awake. Some of these problems may be indicators of underlying mental health concerns, and others may contribute to other physiological problems.

Signs & Symptoms

Most sleep disorders can be characterized by one or more of the following four signs:

  • You have trouble falling or remaining asleep
  • You find it difficult to stay awake during the day
  • There are imbalances in your circadian rhythm that interfere with a healthy sleep schedule
  • You are prone to unusual behaviors that disrupt your sleep

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