Are you suffering from any of the following symptoms?
If yes, you probably are a victim of sleep disorder. Good sleep is a must for routine activities like driving, learning and concentrating on office work. Common sleep disorders are insomnia, sleep deprivation, snoring, sleep walking, hypersomnia and bed wetting in children.
Person with sleep disorders may have following symptoms and signs
Following are the types of sleep disorders in adults
Children usually suffer from following sleep disorders
Night mares, talking during sleep, walking during sleep, bed wetting and teeth grinding are common childhood sleep disorders. “Parasomnias” is the name for these disorders in medical filed.
Allergies can cause runny nose which leads to difficulty in breathing. This cause disturbed sleep. An urge to urinate at regular intervals at night (nocturia) also disturbs sleep. Stress and anxiety at night also causes sleep disorders.
Sleep disorder affect human health in various ways. They disturb routine activities and cause weight gain or loss. They also cause hormonal imbalance. A person cannot concentrate enough on school or office work.
Treatment includes two modalities which are following.
Natural cures are only helpful if there is no underlying disease.
Medical treatment is necessary for adults suffering from sleep disorders. There are some common medicines which the doctors prescribe. These are sleeping pills and melatonin containing pills. If the cause is allergy or cold, doctor will prescribe the relevant medicines.
All in all, these diseases are manageable in all age groups. We should consider the symptoms. We should consult a doctor as soon as we notice any of the symptoms. We should follow a specific sleeping routine.