Welcome to the Sleep Disorders Studies Page

About Sleep Disorders

When a person sleeps, the body and brain get a chance to rest, heal, and grow. If people do not get enough sleep, it can lead to major issues such as memory problems, increased mood swings, difficulty concentrating, and even hallucinations. Regular sleep can decrease the risk of heart disease and obesity, and can help people recover from injuries much more quickly. The quality and quantity of sleep that people need can fluctuate, impacted by activity levels or alcohol and caffeine use. Some people have extreme difficulty falling or staying asleep, called insomnia; other conditions like sleep apnea and restless leg disorder can make sleep uneasy and troubled. Narcolepsy, another serious sleep disorder, can cause people to have irresistible urges to sleep.

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  Insomnia, Narcolepsy, Apnea, Other Sleep Disorders, Restless Legs Syndrome

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