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What are some reasons for sleeping disorder?

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Lots of things may keep you from getting a good night’s rest, including:

  • Sleep apnea, which makes you breathing briefly during sleep. Snoring is one sign you may have it
  • Stress
  • Jet lag
  • Depression
  • Heart disease
  • Restless leg syndrome

SOURCES:

News release, National Sleep Foundation.

American Sleep Association: "REM Behavior Disorder;" "Sleep Apnea;" and ''Support Groups.''

National Sleep Foundation: "Ask the Sleep Expert: Partners and Sleep Problems."

Hoag Hospital Sleep Disorders Center: "For the bed partner."

Strawbridge, W., , May 2004. Sleep

National Sleep Foundation: "Helping Yourself to a Good Night's Sleep."

American Sleep Apnea Association: "A.W.A.K.E. Network."

 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on July 30, 2018

SOURCES:

News release, National Sleep Foundation.

American Sleep Association: "REM Behavior Disorder;" "Sleep Apnea;" and ''Support Groups.''

National Sleep Foundation: "Ask the Sleep Expert: Partners and Sleep Problems."

Hoag Hospital Sleep Disorders Center: "For the bed partner."

Strawbridge, W., , May 2004. Sleep

National Sleep Foundation: "Helping Yourself to a Good Night's Sleep."

American Sleep Apnea Association: "A.W.A.K.E. Network."

 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on July 30, 2018

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