Sleep disorder is a condition that affects the ability to get enough quality sleep. Though it’s normal to experience problem sleeping due to stress or hectic lifestyle but issues occur when it happens on a regular basis. Sleeping difficulties interfere with daily life and can have a negative impact on energy, mood, concentration and overall health.
Due to sleep disorders, people feel difficulty falling asleep and may feel tired throughout the day. Medical treatment and lifestyle changes for the underlying cause can help sleeping issues go away. However, if left untreated it can can lead to other complex health disorders.
What are the Symptoms of Sleep Disorders?
The symptoms of sleep disorders vary depending on the type of condition. Some common symptoms are:
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What Causes Sleep Disorders?
Sleeping problems can be caused due to many conditions, diseases and disorders or underlying health problem.
Allergies and Respiratory Problems
People with asthma, cold or other respiratory infections may face difficulty in breathing at night. As a result, the individuals are unable to breathe through the nose. This causes sleeping problems and keeps them awake during night.
Frequent urination or Nocturia
The urge to pass out urine at more frequent intervals disrupt the sleep during the night. It is caused by the hormonal imbalances that affect the sleep by making you wake up during night.
Due to chronic pain, people face sleeping problems. It causes disruption in sleep or wake you up once you fall asleep. Chronic pain may occur due to arthritis, fibromyalgia, headache or low back pain. The deep pain can cause disturbance in sleep and thus exacerbate sleep disorders.
Stress and Anxiety
Stress and anxiety affects the quality of sleep and causes difficulty in sleeping. Talking or walking during sleep, nightmares may also affect the sleep.
Types of Sleep DisordersInsomnia
It is one of the common sleep disorder in which the individual face problem in getting sleep during night. As a result, it affect your overall health and impacts the quality of life. Insomnia causes include stress, anxiety, health disorder, jet lag, medications etc.
Types of Insomnia
How to Cure Insomnia?There is no need to consult sleep specialist or to take sleeping pills for insomnia treatment. Through improving the sleep hygiene, making lifestyle changes and relaxing can cure it.
Sleep ApneaThe sleep disorder in which the breathing stops temporarily while sleeping and make you awake frequently is known as Sleep Apnea. It is a serious medical condition that causes pauses in breathing during sleep. The disorder keeps you awake whole night and you feel exhausted all day long. Thus, it makes you feel depressed and irritated as well.
Types of Sleep Apnea
Some of the common sleep apnea symptoms are:
Diagnosis & Sleep apnea treatment
Diagnosis & sleep apnea treatment:
Based on the signs and symptoms and sleep history, the doctor can make an evaluation.
Sleep apnea test include:-
Depending on the severity of sleep apnea, doctor recommends the treatment. The mild cases of sleep apnea can be improved through lifestyle changes. But for moderate to severe cases, the doctor will recommend for CPAP. This machine delivers air pressure through a mask while you sleep and prevents apnea and snoring.