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What sleep disorder do I have if I wake up multiple times during the night?

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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry

In brief: Insomnia

There is acute insomnia or chronic insomnia, acute insomnia is less than 3 months and chronic is more than 3 to 6 months please identify the stressor that caused this, it could be move to a different time zone, financial, relation stress etc.
Google sleep hygiene you may need short term meds like ambiencognitive behavior therapy for insomnia works best according to studies. Rule out sleep apnea.

In brief: Insomnia

There is acute insomnia or chronic insomnia, acute insomnia is less than 3 months and chronic is more than 3 to 6 months please identify the stressor that caused this, it could be move to a different time zone, financial, relation stress etc.
Google sleep hygiene you may need short term meds like ambiencognitive behavior therapy for insomnia works best according to studies. Rule out sleep apnea.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Dr. Ravi Chand
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Dr. Ranji Varghese
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine

In brief: Could be many

This is ai difficult question as many sleep disorders cause arousals from sleep.
The most common one is obstructive sleep apnea. However, leg movements during sleep, medications, certain anxiety disorders, and pain can all cause awakenings. It would be best to ask a bed partner if they notice anything unusual about your sleep and consider seeing a sleep specialist.

In brief: Could be many

This is ai difficult question as many sleep disorders cause arousals from sleep.
The most common one is obstructive sleep apnea. However, leg movements during sleep, medications, certain anxiety disorders, and pain can all cause awakenings. It would be best to ask a bed partner if they notice anything unusual about your sleep and consider seeing a sleep specialist.
Dr. Ranji Varghese
Dr. Ranji Varghese
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