Common Sleep Disorders

During our lifetimes, humans often encounter one or more of about 85 recognized sleep disorders, most of which are treatable. A sleep disorder disrupts and disturbs your overall quality of life. More than 70 million people in this country have a sleep disorder.

Many people who have sleep disorders may be completely unaware of it. Perhaps you think you just are sleeping too much or too little or are tired due to jet lag or other reasons. Some sleep behavior may be only noticeable by your bed partner, such as moving your arms or legs, talking or sleepwalking. You may wake with unexplained symptoms such as sore jaws, headaches, dry mouth and many others.

Some of the most common disorders are: