A sleep disorder, or somnipathy, is a medical disorder of the sleep patterns of a person or animal. Some sleep disorders are serious enough to interfere with normal physical, mental, social and emotional functioning. Polysomnography and actigraphy are tests commonly ordered for some sleep disorders.
Snoring/breathing difficulties while sleeping.Bedtimerefusal.Insomnia.Sleepwalking.Sleep terrors, nightmares or nighttime fears.Unusual sleep behaviors. Excessive daytime sleepiness.Bedwetting.
Treatments for sleep disorders generally can be grouped into four categories: Behavioral and psychotherapeutic treatment, Rehabilitation and management, Medication Other somatic treatment.
The study was part of the World Health Organization’s program "MONICA" (Multinational Monitoring of Trends and Determinants in Cardiovascular Disease), which was designed to study the human heart on an international level. In 1994, researchers began studying the sleep quality of 657 Russian men between the ages of 25 and 64. None had a history of heart attack, stroke, or diabetes.