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Sleep disturbance

Sleep disturbance: Introduction

Sleep disturbance: Sleeping difficulty, called insomnia, can involve difficulty falling asleep when you first go to bed at night, waking up too early in the morning, and waking up often during the night. See detailed information below for a list of 104 causes of Sleep disturbance, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Sleep disturbance:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Sleep disturbance. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Sleep disturbance

Home Diagnostic Testing and Sleep disturbance

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Causes of Types of Sleep disturbance:

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Sleep disturbance: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Sleep disturbance, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Sleep disturbance Treatments

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Sleep disturbance: Animations

Medications or substances causing Sleep disturbance:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Sleep disturbance as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Sleep disturbance: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Sleep disturbance may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Sleep disturbance

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Sleep disturbance: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Sleep disturbance

RLS sleep disorder causing night-time leg sensations often misdiagnosed: A common but relatively unknown sleep-related disorder called Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is often misdiagnosed. The more »

Sleep disturbance: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Causes of Sleep disturbance listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Sleep disturbance as a symptom include:

Definitions of Sleep disturbance:

Disorders characterized by impairment of the ability to initiate or maintain sleep. This may occur as a primary disorder or in association with another medical or psychiatric condition.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Sleep disturbance

The list below shows some of the causes of Sleep disturbance mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Sleep disturbance?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Sleep disturbance. Of the 104 causes of Sleep disturbance that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 96 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Sleep disturbance:

The following list of conditions have 'Sleep disturbance' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Sleep disturbance:

The following list of medical conditions have Sleep disturbance or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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Causes of Sleep disturbance Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Sleep disturbance based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    What are the alternative names for Sleep disturbance:

    Dyssomnia, Insomnia
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Sleep disturbance:

    Medical Conditions associated with Sleep disturbance:

    Insomnia (521 causes), Sleep symptoms (1476 causes), Sleeping problems (873 causes), Nocturnal symptoms (698 causes)

    Symptoms related to Sleep disturbance:

    Insomnia (521 causes), Drowsiness (1139 causes), Sleepiness (1139 causes), Difficulty sleeping, Shift workers insomnia, Sleeping sickness, Chagas disease, Depression (629 causes)

    Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

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    Medical News summaries about Sleep disturbance

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Sleep disturbance

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