Having trouble sleeping? Want to know if there is a name for your sleep patterns?
If you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep at night, it can wreak havoc on your life. Without proper rest our body functions are debilitated as well as our brain function being lower than normal. Listed below, you will find a list of different sleep disorders. Maybe you will see some symptoms that someone in your life or you are experiencing. If so, you may want to contact your physician or try some natural remedies to sleep better.
Types of Sleep Disorders:
Enuresis: Children wet the bed while sleeping.
Bruxism: You are grinding your teeth or clenching your jaw.
Insomnia: You’re having trouble falling asleep and/or staying asleep
Hypersomnia: When someone is sleeping too much or sleeping more hours than are “normally” necessary. They feel the constant need to take naps, but the naps don’t make their sleepiness abate.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea: The airway is obstructed while one is trying to sleep, which leads to restlessness and the inability to fall into deep sleep.
Hypopnea Syndrome: A person that has shallow breathing or a slow respiratory rate while sleeping.
Nocturia: A person that constantly needs to urinate throughout the night.
Narcolepsy: When someone falls asleep at any given moment even when the person doesn’t want to fall asleep or when it is inappropriate or even dangerous. This usually presents with excessive daytime sleepiness.
Restless Leg Syndrome: This is an irresistible impulse to move your legs.
Parasomnias: This is a disorder that causes abnormal behaviors such as sleep walking.
Night Terrors: This is more serious than normal nightmares and includes waking abruptly, gasping, crying out, or moaning. This can occur in children and adults.
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder: This is an involuntary movement of limbs (legs or arms) while sleeping.
Sleep Paralysis: This is a paralysis of the body right before or after sleep and is sometimes associated with hallucinations.
Somnambulism: This is sleep walking
Somniloquy: This is sleep talking.
Have you tried anything to help you sleep better? What were your results?