Glossary for Acute sleep disturbance
Medical terms related to Acute sleep disturbance or mentioned in this section include:
- Acute sleep disorders in adults: Sudden onset of problems with the normal sleep pattern in adults.
- Acute sleep disorders in the elderly: Sudden onset of problems with the normal sleep pattern in the elderly.
- Acute sleep disturbance in children: Sudden onset of problems with the normal sleep pattern in children.
- Acute sleep disturbance in infants: Sudden onset of problems with the normal sleep pattern in infants.
- Acute sleep disturbance in pregnancy: Sudden onset of problems with the normal sleep pattern during pregnancy.
- Acute sleep disturbance in the elderly: Sudden onset of problems with the normal sleep pattern in the elderly.
- Acute sleepiness: Sudden onset of increased feeling of sleepiness.
- Acute sleepiness in adults: Sudden onset of increased feeling of sleepiness in adults.
- Acute sleeping problems: Sudden onset of problems with the normal sleep pattern.
- COPD: Severe obstruction of bronchial air flow typically from bronchitis and/or emphysema.
- Cataplexy: A rare condtion characterized by episodes of severe muscle weakness which can sometimes lead to a complete collapse - it usually occurs in people with a sleep disorder called narcolepsy.
- Central sleep apnea: Central sleep apnea is when the person repeatedly stops breathing during sleep because the brain temporarily stops sending signals to the muscles that control breathing.
- Congestive Heart Failure: A condition which is characterized by breathlessness due to oedema and congestion of the lungs
- Congestive heart failure: A condition which is characterized by breathlessness due to oedema and congestion of the lungs
- Delayed sleep-phase syndrome: Delayed sleep phase syndrome is a circadian rhythm sleep disorder, a chronic disorder of the timing of sleep, peak period of alertness, core body temperature, hormonal and other daily rhythms relative to societal norms.
- Hypopnea syndrome: Hypopnea Syndrome is a condition in which an individual experiences severe shallow breathing or a slow rate of airflow during sleep.
- Mixed apnea: Mixed apnea is a combination of central and obstructive apnea and is seen particularly in infants or young children who have abnormal control of breathing.
- Night terror: Night terror is a parasomnia disorder characterized by extreme terror and a temporary inability to regain full consciousness.
- Obstructive sleep apnea: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) syndrome is characterized by episodic upper airway obstruction that occurs during sleep.
- Parasomnia: Parasomnia are a category of sleep disorders that involve abnormal and unnatural movements, behaviors, emotions, perceptions, and dreams that occur while falling asleep, sleeping, between sleep stages, or arousal from sleep.
- Periodic limb movements in sleep: Repeated involuntary leg movements during sleep.
- Sepsis: The presence of microorganisms in the blood circulation
- Sleep apnea: A condition which is characterized by transient attacks of apnea that usually occur during ones sleep
- Sleep disorders: Any condition which affects ones sleep
- 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.
- Sleep paralysis: The occurrence of paralysis during ones sleep
- Sleep symptoms: Symptoms affecting sleep patterns.
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