Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders

Signs You May Need a Sleep Study:

* Snoring
* Told by others that breathing stops while you sleep
* Awaken suddenly gasping for a breath
* Sleep is restless and disturbed
* Fear of not being able to go back to sleep after waking up
* Have family members with sleep problems (i.e. parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters?)
* Overweight
* Sweat while sleeping
* Wake up with headaches
* Increased irritability
* Feel fatigued
* Excessively sleepy during the daytime
* Accidentally fall asleep at inopportune times (i.e. driving, working at desk, watching TV, in conversations with other people)
* Difficulty with sexual functioning

Other Sleep-related issues:

* Periodic Leg Movements- legs kicking at night disrupting sleep
* Narcolepsy- falls asleep without warning; vivid dreaming, strong emotions associated with sudden weakness
* RBD (REM Behavior Disorder)- acting out dreams
* Seizures
* Insomnia

For more information, call816-655-5394.