You may not know you have a sleep disorder until symptoms such as excessive daytime sleepiness, loud snoring, feeling drowsy when driving, vivid dreams or depression cause you to consult a doctor. There are more than 100 disorders of sleeping and waking.
At the Sleep Disorders Center, our sleep experts help patients with many sleep problems and symptoms, including:
- Insomnia – Difficulty falling asleep at night or staying asleep
- Sleep apnea – Multiple episodes each night when breathing stops, with loud snores and repeated awakenings that disturb rest
- Narcolepsy – Falling asleep inappropriately during the day, such as when talking, working or driving
- Restless leg syndrome – Urge to walk or move legs to reduce unpleasant sensations
- Periodic limb movements of sleep – Leg movements while sleeping that cannot be controlled
- Parasomnias – Common in children, these include sleep walking, sleep talking, nightmares, head banging, night terrors
- Circadian rhythm sleep disturbance – Trouble sleeping or waking on appropriate schedule
- Sleep-related eating disorders
Learn about sleep disorder evaluation and diagnosis at the Sleep Disorders Center.
To schedule an appointment with the Sleep Disorders Center, call 215-481-2226.