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Sleep Disorders Book

Sleep Disorders

Edited by Chris Idzikowski, ISBN 978-953-51-0293-9, 202 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published March 14, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1500
Edited Volume

For progress to be maintained in a clinical field like sleep medicine, unimpeded, unrestricted access to data and the advances in clinical practice should be available. The reason why this book is exciting is that it breaks down the barriers to dissemination of information, providing scientists, physicians, researchers and interested individuals with a valuable insight into the latest diverse developments within the study of sleep disorders. This book is a collection of chapters, which can be viewed as independent units dealing with different aspects and issues connected to sleep disorders, having in common that they reflect leading edge ideas, reflections and observations. The authors take into account the medical and social aspects of sleep-related disorders, concentrating on different focus groups, from adults to pregnant women, adolescents, children and professional workers.



  • Chapter 4   Elemental Mercury Exposure and Sleep Disorder by Alfred Bogomir Kobal and Darja Kobal Grum


  • Chapter 5   Evaluation of the Upper Airway in Patients with Snoring and OSA by Bhik Kotecha


  • Chapter 6   Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome - A Twenty-Five Years Experience by Felix del Campo Matías, Tomas Ruiz Albi and Carlos Zamarrón Sanz


  • Chapter 7   Breathing Sleep Disturbances and Migraine: A Dangerous Synergy or a Favorable Antagonism? by C. Lovati, M. Zardoni, D. D’Amico, M. Pecis, L. Giani, E. Raimondi, P. Bertora, D. Legnani, G. Bussone, C. Mariani


  • Chapter 8   Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Neurological Diseases by Rafał Rola



  • Chapter 10   Parasomnias by F. Gokben Hizli and Nevzat Tarhan


  • Chapter 11   Risk Factors and Treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome in Adults by John A. Gjevre and Regina M. Taylor-Gjevre


  • Chapter 12   Screening Methods for REM Sleep Behavior Disorder by Masayuki Miyamoto, Tomoyuki Miyamoto, Keisuke Suzuki, Masaoki Iwanami and Koichi Hirata


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  1. When I wake up in the morning or from a nap I feel like I have been zapped. I’ve been told I have panic attacks or anxiety. I disagree because I only have these symptoms when I wake up. My life is not stressful and I don’t feel anxious. This started in October 2018 and occurs every day. The sudden jolt, pounding heart and throbbing head. I’ve tried several anti depressants and nothing helps.

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