• Reviewed on 12/12
    By Dr. Harrington

Sleep Disorders: Overview


A sleep disorder interferes with one's ability to sleep normally. For many people, it is a chronic, nightly problem that can affect daytime behavior. Activities at work and school and relations with loved ones can be affected. A sleep disorder can worsen existing medical conditions, and it can also lead to new medical problems.

Types of sleep disorders include:

 

Epworth Sleepiness Scale

Are you sleepy all the time? Use the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) to measure your daytime sleepiness.

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