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Doctor insights on: Medicine For Dyssomnias In Children

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How do doctors treat dyssomnias in children?

How do doctors treat dyssomnias in children?

Differential is long: You need to see your pediatrician, and ideally, a pediatric sleep specialist. The differential diagnosis is long. The treatment tends to fall in to one of two broad categories (or a combination of both): psychological (cognitive-behavioral) and pharmacological. Most important thing is to find a pediatric sleep specialist to further evaluate. ...Read more

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Dyssomnias In Children (Definition)

Sleep disturbances in childhood are common conditions where children have difficulty falling ...Read more


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What kind of doctors know the most about treating sleep disorders? Don't need diagnosis or drugs.

What kind of doctors know the most about treating sleep disorders? Don't need diagnosis or drugs.

Sleep Specialists: American academy of sleep medicine certified sleep specialists have the most knowledge about diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Is there any medicine for sleep disorders. I am not getting my proper sleep at bad time due to insomnia?

Is there any medicine for sleep disorders. I am not getting my proper sleep at bad time due to insomnia?

First, get a sleep: Study and find out if you suffer from sleep apnea. If that is the case, you will be able to use a c-pap machine which will push air into your nose and respiratory track thus solving the problem. ...Read more

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What's good for treating sleep disorders where you sleep but in the wrong stage (s) of sleep?

What's good for treating sleep disorders where you sleep but in the wrong stage (s) of sleep?

Sleep specialist can: Help sort out your sleeping problems, usually after a sleep study to see if you have sleep apnea, or rls, or plmd, or some other cause for the disturbance in your sleep stages. Ask your pcp to recommend a sleep specialist in your area. ...Read more

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What are the causes of sleep disorders?

What are the causes of sleep disorders?

Many causes: There are many types and presentations of sleep disorders, ranging from inability to sleep (insomnia) to disrupted sleep to too much sleep. Excessive worries, medical problems, activity levels and day-night patterns, sleep apnea (sleep breathing problems) are among the common causes. When there is sustained sleep disturbance, daytime function is affected, resulting in fatigue, memory trouble, etc. ...Read more

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What kind of sleep disorders are there?

What kind of sleep disorders are there?

Sleep Disorders: There are numerous sleep disorders however the most common are sleep apnea (difficulty breathing at night due to anatomy), insomnia (difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep), restless leg syndrome (creepy crawling sensation in legs prior to falling asleep), circadian rhythm disorders (sleeping at time that is too early or too late based upon your internal clock). ...Read more

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What herbs help sleep disorders?

What herbs help sleep disorders?

Herbs: Valerian (Valeriana officinalis), California poppy
Eschscholzia californica), Wild lettuce (Lactuca virosa), Lemon Balm ( (Melissa officinalis)), passion flower (Passiflora incarnata), Chamomile (Anthemis nobilis), Hops (Humulus lupulus), Lavender (Lavandula officinalis), St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum) & are herbs which can aid with sleep. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of sleep disorders?

What are symptoms of sleep disorders?

Sleep disorders: If it takes more than about 30 min. To fall asleep, if you wake up often, can't fall back to sleep, don't get enough sleep, feel tired most of the day, any of these can be signs of a sleep disorder. My primary question is how rested do you feel during the day. The Epworth Sleepiness Scale https://www. Slhn. Org/docs/pdf/neuro-epworthsleepscale. Pdf is a good simple measure. You can contact me also ...Read more

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What are symptoms of sleep disorders?

What are symptoms of sleep disorders?

Insomnia/hypersomnia: The 2 most common symptoms of sleep disorders are:
1) insomnia - difficulty initiating and/or maintaining sleep
2) hypersomnia - daytime sleepiness. ...Read more

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Do bosses take sleep disorders seriously?

Do bosses take sleep disorders seriously?

Probably not: But I sure wish they would because it is a real medical problem that effects functioning at school and work! Someone with a sleep disorder needs medical help. ...Read more

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What symptoms do you get with sleep disorders?

What symptoms do you get with sleep disorders?

Varies: It really varies depending on the sleep disorder. In general, symptoms include insomnia, sleepiness, headaches, fatigue, depression and anxiety, agitation, attention and memory problems, hyperactivity, snoring and breathing problems during sleep, waking during the night, sleep walking and sleep eating, nightmares and night terrors and more. ...Read more

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What are the next day symptoms of sleep disorders?

What are the next day symptoms of sleep disorders?

Many: There are a host but to mention a few, sleepiness, poor memory, poor learning, irritability, inability to focus or pay attention, disorganization, depression, anxiety, easy to be angered, poor balance. ...Read more

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How many basic types of sleep disorders are there?

Sleep disorders: The most common are Insomnias and parasomnias. Primary and secondary insomnia refer to inadequate sleep for various reasons. Parasomnias are abnormalities of sleep such as sleep walking, nightmares, sleep terrors etc. If you feel your sleep is disturbed you can contact me for an initial assessment. ...Read more

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What are the most common sleep disorders in the us?

What are the most common sleep disorders in the us?

Sleep disorders: Insomnia and sleep apnea are the most common sleep disorders. A thorough assessment by a Psychologist or Physician expert in sleep disorders can help find answers and solutions. ...Read more

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What percentage of americans suffer from sleep disorders?

What percentage of americans suffer from sleep disorders?

1 in 5: Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder and affects many people at some time in their life. Persistent insomnia affects about 8% of the population. Sleep apnea is becoming more common and unfortunately most people have not been diagnosed. It probably affects 10% of the adult population. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: sleep disorders?

Sleep problem: Sleep disturbance that causes clinically significant distress or impairment. ...Read more

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What are the main types of sleep disorders in adolescents?

Delayed Sleep Phase: Sleeping late and waking up late also called dsps delayed sleep phase syndrome is common in adolescents.
Good sleep hygiene and habits are important to counter this. ...Read more

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What symptoms are typically associated with sleep disorders?

What symptoms are typically associated with sleep disorders?

Sleep disorders: Hypersomnia, insomnia, snoring, sleepwalking, nightmares, gasping/pausing/choking for air, sleep attacks, sleep paralysis, bedwetting, attention/memory problems, fatigue, irritability, depression, eating during sleep, leg kicking during sleep, restless legs, acting out dreams, sweating at night, grinding teeth, and more. ...Read more

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What percent of people in the developed world suffer from sleep disorders?

Huge: Sleep apnea is common and affects millions.Insomnia is also all too commond. Most of these disorders are in fact diet related because high calorie malnutrition is widespread. ...Read more

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Do you think that sleep disorders are the root of most mental challenges?

Do you think that sleep disorders are the root of most mental challenges?

Sleep Disorders: Usually sleep disorders and mental illness have a correlation
patients with mental illness have a 30 to 40 % chance of sleep problem
patients with sleep problems especially insomnia have 40 to 50 % chance of having a mental illness. ...Read more

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What are the safest treatments for sleep disorders?

What are the safest treatments for sleep disorders?

Safe Treatment: Depends on the condition
for insomnia it would be cbti, cogntive behavior therapy for insomnia
for sleep apnea, it would be CPAP usually
for narcolepsy, stimulants
etc.
It depends on the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Water beds causing sleep disorders?

Highly unlikely: I am not aware of any scientific studies.

May want to check on google. ...Read more

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What does sleep disorders actually mean--insomnia?

Insomnia: Insomnia means
inability to fall asleep
inability to maintain sleep
early morning awakening
non restorative sleep
this is given you have adequate time and opportunity to get good sleep. ...Read more

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Which type of doctors know the most about sleep disorders?

Which type of doctors know the most about sleep disorders?

Sleep disorders: It's a multidisciplinary field involving pulmonologists, neurologists, internists, psychiatrists, psychologists, family practitioners, pediatricians, dentists, and ENT doctors. Any one of them that is trained in sleep medicine should be able to help. ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for teen sleep disorders please help?

What's recommended as a cure for teen sleep disorders please help?

Sleep disorders: Whether it's insomnia or hypersomnia or anything in between, a sleep specialist can help. ...Read more

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