sleep-related disorder

sleep-related disorder

Multiple arousals interfering with restful sleep that occur as a result of airway obstruction (e.g., during snoring). Excessive daytime sleepiness is the most common presenting complaint. The person may feel drowsy or fall asleep while talking, eating, or driving. Electrocardiographic abnormalities, elevated pulmonary and systolic arterial pressure, cardiac arrhythmias, and oxyhemoglobin desaturation may be associated laboratory findings. The disorder occurs in both sexes and often has a chronic course.
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us can help doctors gain exposure and assist more patients suffering from sleep apnea and sleep-related disorders.
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E (Alert, Well and Keeping Energetic), a support and informational group for people with sleep apnea, their families, friends, and people wanting to learn more about sleep-related disorders.
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So, here is my 2009 wish list of sub-specializations that need to come into existence for the future of sleep-related disorders.