dyssomnia


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dyssomnia

 [dis-som´ne-ah]
any of a group of primary sleep disorders characterized by disturbances in the quality, amount, or timing of sleep, including primary insomnia, primary hypersomnia, breathing-related sleep disorder, circadian rhythm sleep disorder, and narcolepsy. See also parasomnia.

dys·som·ni·a

(dis-som'nē-ă),
Disturbance of normal sleep or rhythm pattern.

dyssomnia

/dys·som·nia/ (dis-som´ne-ah) any of various disturbances in the quality, amount, or timing of sleep.

dys·som·ni·a

(dis-som'nē-ă)
Disturbance of normal sleep or rhythm pattern.

Dyssomnia

A primary sleep disorder in which the patient suffers from changes in the quantity, quality, or timing of sleep.
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A combination of valerian and lemon balm is effective in the treatment of restlessness and dyssomnia in children.
Patients were evaluated at a sleep disorders center for a dyssomnia that occurred at least 3 nights/wk for 6 mo or more.
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This study sought to investigate whether a combined valerian/lemon balm preparation would attenuate restlessness and dyssomnia in a group of 918 children.
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The core symptoms dyssomnia and restlessness were reduced from "moderate/severe" to "mild" or "absent" in most of the patients.
In conclusion, Euvegal[R] forte was effective in the treatment of younger children with restlessness and dyssomnia and it was very well tolerated.