Sleep disorders are neurological disorders that can occur during sleep.Insomnia. Sleep apnea and restless legs are the most common sleep disorders. A sleep study is frequently utilized to diagnose these conditions.
Sleep hygiene, life style changes, prescribed medications or a breathing machine may be necessary for the treatment.
Sleep can also induce seizures, movement disorders or complex behavioral disorders in some patients.
Narcolepsy and sleep paralysis are evaluated and treated with special medications.
Sleep disorders are frequently associated with daily fatigue that becomes another problem in itself. Luckily very effective medications exist can help.
Proper neurological evaluation along with sleep studies, imaging studies and EEG maybe necessary to establish an accurate diagnosis and the best treatment for patients with sleep disorders.