Sleep disorders are the various conditions that affect the person ability to get quality sleep, people can experience problems due hectic lifestyle, stress and other factors. It’s normal to have trouble during sleep sometime, but regular trouble is not good for health.
Regular trouble in having sleep can leave you very tired and drain your energy while keep up with day to day activity on next day but again in night person has trouble while going to sleep and so the cycle begins.
Sleep disorders can be of different types like sleep apnea, narcolepsy, hypersomina, cataplexy, sleep walking, night terror & bed wetting. Good sleep is very important for maintaining good health can influence hormone levels, mood and weight.
Diagnosis can be done by doctor with routine examination collecting the symptoms information followed by various test like polysomnography, electroencephalogram & genetic blood testing. These tests are crucial to diagnosis and determine right course of treatment for sleep disorder.
Treatment for disorder depends on type and cause and it usual includes
- Medical Treatment: sleeping pills, melatonin supplement, breathing device etc
- Lifestyle changes: Start healthy food included with more Veg in diet, daily exercise, drink less amount of water before bedtime, decrease tobacco and alcohol use.
The effects are very troublesome and person needs immediate attention , In case of long term disorder it takes little time to resolve the issue but if adhere to the prescribed plan can help.