Sleeping Disorders

Sleeping Disorders Doctors normally classify sleep-related problems into two broad categories: Insomnia — any problem related to falling asleep, staying asleep or waking up too early. When insomnia symptoms occur more than a few times a week, and impact a person’s daytime functions, the symptoms should be discussed with a doctor or other health care provider.  Insomnia can be a problem in itself (primary insomnia), or due to another condition (secondary insomnia).  Insomnia can be acute (lasting less than a month) or chronic (lasting more than a month).  Acute insomnia is often due to short-term stressors in our lives.  Chronic insomnia can be due to medical, physical, medications or psychological conditions and should be discussed with your doctor. Hypersomnia — a set of problems characterized by sleeping too much, especially during the day when trying to attend to work or [...]