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What is Sleep disorders?

What is Sleep disorders?

  • Sleep disorders: Any disorder that affects ones sleep.

Sleep disorders: Introduction

Types of Sleep disorders:

Types of Sleep disorders:

Broader types of Sleep disorders:

How many people get Sleep disorders?

Prevalance of Sleep disorders: approximately 40 million Americans (NHLBI)
Prevalance Rate of Sleep disorders: approx 1 in 6 or 14.71% or 40 million people in USA [about data]
Undiagnosed prevalence of Sleep disorders: about 40 million (almost all cases are undiagnosed according to some reports)
Undiagnosed prevalence rate of Sleep disorders: approx 1 in 6 or 14.71% or 40 million people in USA [about data]

What causes Sleep disorders?

Causes of Sleep disorders: see causes of Sleep disorders
Risk factors for Sleep disorders: see risk factors for Sleep disorders

What are the symptoms of Sleep disorders?

Symptoms of Sleep disorders: see symptoms of Sleep disorders

Sleep disorders: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Sleep disorders.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Sleep disorders.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Sleep disorders: Neurologist, Sleep Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Sleep disorders.
Treatments for Sleep disorders: see treatments for Sleep disorders
Research for Sleep disorders: see research for Sleep disorders

Society issues for Sleep disorders


Hospitalization statistics for Sleep disorders: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Sleep disorders:

  • 0.0002% (30) of hospital consultant episodes were for disorders of the sleep-wake schedule in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 98% of hospital consultant episodes for disorders of the sleep-wake schedule required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 74% of hospital consultant episodes for disorders of the sleep-wake schedule were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 26% of hospital consultant episodes for disorders of the sleep-wake schedule were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 6% of hospital consultant episodes for disorders of the sleep-wake schedule required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1.2 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for disorders of the sleep-wake schedule in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Sleep disorders:

Organs and body systems related to Sleep disorders include:

Name and Aliases of Sleep disorders

Main name of condition: Sleep disorders

Other names or spellings for Sleep disorders:

Sleep conditions, Sleeping disorder, Sleeping conditions, Sleep problems, Sleeping problems

Sleep disorders: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Sleep disorders:

 

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