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Sleep Disorders and Symptoms

Sleep Disorders and Symptoms

Research shows that an adequate amount of quality sleep is essential for overall good health. Following is a list of common sleep disorders and their symptoms that the St. Mark’s Sleep Center treat.

Sleep Disorders

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

  • loud or irregular snoring
  • excessive daytime sleepiness
  • repeated nightly awakenings
  • nightly periodic absent breathing
  • non-refreshing sleep
  • morning headache

Periodic Limb Movements

  • excessive daytime sleepiness
  • non-refreshing sleep
  • nightly leg jerks
  • restless sleep

Narcolepsy

  • excessive sleepiness
  • vivid dreaming when barely asleep
  • sudden muscular weakness
  • sleepy when excited/angry
  • refreshed by naps
  • disrupted sleep
  • sleep paralysis

Insomnia

  • difficulty initiating sleep or staying asleep
  • repeated nightly awakenings
  • daytime fatigue
  • restlessness

Restless Legs Syndrome

  • unpleasant sensation in the legs
  • irresistible urge to move about
  • moving relieves the discomfort
  • more pronounced in evening/night

If your bed partner or a family member notices that you snore loudly, you sleep poorly, or you suffer from any of the conditions above, it might be time to discuss your symptoms with a physician. Call us at 801-268-7770 to schedule a consultation.

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