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Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders

There are many types of sleep problems - some estimates say at least 84 disorders of sleeping and waking interfere with quality of life and personal health, and endanger public heath. These problems range from staying awake or staying with a regular sleep/wake cycle, sleepwalking, bedwetting, nightmares, insomnia, restless legs syndrome, snoring, and sleep apnea syndrome.

Some sleep disorders are serious enough to interfere with normal physical, mental and emotional functioning.

The most common sleep disorders include:

 

Loss of sleep is believed to contribute to strained relationships at home, and unfulfilled potential on the job, and can also be dangerous, leading to serious or even fatal accidents. Talk with your physician about which sleep disorder program is right for you.

If you suspect you have a sleeping disorder, or would like more information please call to the Sleep Disorders Clinic at 713-441-3961 or send an e-mail to sleep@houstonmethodist.org