Before you can decide on which sleep aids are right for you, you have to find out which sleep disorder is affecting you.
Sometimes it’s easy, but in some cases you will need to see your doctor
Just as there are many sleep aids available to help you sleep better, there are also just as many sleep problems to prevent you from getting a good night’s rest.
We’ve all experienced occasional bouts with sleepless nights but when sleep problems become chronic they can effect our health and our sanity. Problems with sleep should not be taken lightly as it can have serious, even fatal, consequences.
If your insomnia is severe or your difficulty with falling asleep is related to another medical disorder we always recommend seeing your doctor or a sleep disorder specialist to find out what options are available or even have a sleep test done to determine the best course of action.
Let’s look at some of the more common sleep disorders.
The Facts About Insomnia are fairly well known and the medical community has developed many ways to successfully treat it. If you are one of the thousands of people who suffer from insomnia, your first step to getting better is getting the facts.
What Is Sleep Apnea? Basically, sleep apnea is an interruption to breathing during sleep. There are three main types of sleep apnea (central, obstructive and complex) that affect breathing in different ways and can be fatal if untreated.
What is Narcolepsy? Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder that affects sleep patterns. During normal waking hours those suffering from narcolepsy will find themselves feeling the sometimes irrresistable urge to sleep at inappropriate times and places.