Reviewed by Dr. Harrington

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.

Clinical Trials

Alternative Treatment for Insomnia in Adults

Have you taken medication for insomnia for more than a year? Would you like to stop? If you are age 21 to 80, you may qualify for a clinical trial. Participants receive compensation and insomnia therapy at no cost.

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