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What is Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome?

What is Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome?

  • Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome: Non-24 hour sleep-wake syndrome is a chronic steady pattern comprising one- to two-hour daily delays in sleep onset and wake times in an individual living in society.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome: Introduction

Types of Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome:

Broader types of Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome:

What causes Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome?

Causes of Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome: see causes of Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome

What are the symptoms of Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome?

Symptoms of Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome: see symptoms of Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome

Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome: Neurologist, Sleep Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome.
Treatments for Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome: see treatments for Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome

Name and Aliases of Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome

Main name of condition: Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome

Other names or spellings for Non-24-hour sleep-wake syndrome:

non-24, circadian rhythm sleep disorder [free-running type], circadian arrhythmia, non-24-hour circadian rhythm disorder, hypernychthemeral syndrome

 

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