Sleep Apnea is a potentially life-threatening condition that usually occurs when a constriction in the upper respiratory tract blocks the passage of air during sleep. People with sleep apnea may stop breathing for up to a minute at a time, as frequently as several hundred times during the night.
“Insomnia is the most common sleep-related complaint and can be caused by a number of factors including stress, depression, stimulants, alcohol, sedentary lifestyle, change in sleep environment or schedule.”
The most common way to treat narcolepsy is to use medication. Narcolepsy is a complex condition and requires precise diagnosis and adjustments to medication dosages to adequately control the symptoms.
In the past years, medications have received FDA approval specifically to treat narcolepsy symptoms, and are considered, by leading narcolepsy experts, to be the first-line treatments for the symptoms of narcolepsy.
Restless Leg Syndrome
RLS is the occurrence of uncomfortable or painful leg sensations while the body is at rest. These unpleasant sensations are described as creeping, crawling, pulling, tingling, numbness, muscle contractions or leg cramps. There may be an irresistible urge to move the legs or “walk it off”.
Parasomnias are a group of sleep disorders that involve unwanted events or experiences that occur while you are falling asleep, sleeping or waking up.
Circadian Rhythm Disruption
A large proportion of the world's population is at increased risk of environmentally driven circadian rhythm and sleep disruption.