Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders represent some of the most challenging medical conditions and effect 1 in 3 people at some stage of their lives. The key sleep disorder groups are:

Sleep Disorders



Insomnia refers to trouble falling or staying asleep. It can affect someone for a short time, such as a few nights or weeks. In other cases, insomnia is chronic and can last for months or years. More…

Sleep Apnea


We all know how great a good night’s sleep makes your feel, and how flat we feel if we don’t; for Sleep Apnea sufferers every day can feel like that. They are happy to be alive, but tiredness can be a full time feeling. More…



Narcolepsy is one of the major Sleep Disorders or Hypersomnia and is best described as an uncontrollable excessive sleeping tendency, particularly during what may be considered “normal” daylight hours. More…

Sleep Deprivation


Sleep deprivation is defined as not obtaining adequate total sleep. When someone is in a chronic sleep-restricted state they’ll notice excessive daytime sleepiness, fatigue, clumsiness, and weight gain or weight loss. More…



Snoring is the sound of turbulence and soft tissue vibration in the back of the throat. The sound of snoring generally does not come from the nose. Rather, snoring sound occurs in the back of the airway. More…

Melatonin For Sleep


Melatonin is a hormone found naturally in the body that promotes sleep. Like all supplements and medications, there are indications, contraindications, dose recommendations, effects and side-effects that users should know about. More…

Night Terrors


Night terrors are a condition in which the subject reacts to a foreboding sense of fear or terror by screaming, thrashing around or crying, whilst still in a sleep like state during outbursts and cannot be awoken without some difficulty. More…

Circadian Rhythm Disorders


Your circadian rhythm can get out of sync for a variety of reasons. For example, the demands of a job, newborn baby or travel can disrupt your body clock. When your internal rhythm is off, it can affect your sleep. More…

Sleep Disorders


Sleep Disorders represent some of the most challenging medical conditions and effect 1 in 3 people at some stage of their lives. Discover more about the eight key sleep disorders, as well as others, their diagnosis and latest treatments. More…

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The American Sleep Association (ASA) was founded in 2002 by a group of Sleep Professionals seeking to improve Public Health by increasing awareness of the importance of Sleep in ensuring a high quality of life, as well as the dangers of Sleep Disorders. Currently, our focus is on resolving and alleviating InsomniaNarcolepsySleep Apnea, Sleep Deprivation and Snoring. Through the Research of others, the ASA Members and Board are committed educating millions of people on the importance of sleep health.

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