sleep disorder


: a medical problem that prevents a person from sleeping normally

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Recent Examples on the Web For a while now, researchers have known about the link between smell loss and neurodegeneration, especially in the presence of certain other risk factors, such as a diagnosis with REM behavior disorder (RBD), a sleep disorder. Michael J. Fox, WIRED, 15 Jan. 2024 Insomnia is a common sleep disorder characterized by persistent difficulty in falling asleep, staying asleep, or both. Lauren Manaker Ms, Rdn, Ld, Verywell Health, 10 Jan. 2024 Insomnia is a sleep disorder that causes issues falling asleep, staying asleep, and getting restful and restorative sleep. Dominique Fluker, Essence, 2 Jan. 2024 Warning signs If someone routinely experiences disruptive snoring — which is loud and frequent, disrupts sleep, or leads to daytime fatigue — that can be an indicator of an underlying sleep disorder such as sleep apnea, Harris said. Melissa Rudy, Fox News, 24 Oct. 2023 Excessive napping can be a sign of an underlying sleep disorder, sleep specialist Dr. Raj Dasgupta, an associate professor of clinical medicine at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, told CNN in a prior interview. Jack Guy, CNN, 20 June 2023 As a result, a person may develop worse symptoms of the sleep disorder over time.8 Types of Allergies That Get Worse at Night Dust mite allergies are typically worse at nighttime. Sarah Klein, Health, 31 Aug. 2023 Insomnia, unfortunately, is a common sleep disorder among Americans. Dominique Fluker, Essence, 27 Sep. 2023 Having anxiety, a stress disorder like PTSD, or a sleep disorder can disrupt your rapid-eye movement (REM) sleep. Mark Gurarie, Health, 23 Sep. 2023 See More

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“Sleep disorder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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