There are people who do not really know that they have a sleep disorder without consulting with their physician. There are numerous sleep disorders in the world. The most common sleep disorders are sleep talking, sleep walking, night terrors, insomnia, nightmares, narcolepsy, sleep apnea, and restless legs syndrome. In addition, there are treatments for these various sleep disorders. The first sleep disorder is sleep talking.
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Austin Currie Mrs. Tisdale Every Day Living 5 May 2014 Sleepwalking What is sleepwalking and just how serious of a disorder is it? Sleepwalking, formally known as somnambulism, is a behavior disorder that originates during deep sleep and results in walking or performing other complex behaviors while asleep ("Sleepwalking." Disorder Causes & Solutions.). As of today, there is not a specific reason for the cause of sleepwalking. It can range from sleep deprivation, fatigue, and stress to metal disorders, alcohol, and complex seizures (Dugdale, "Sleepwalking."
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Essentially, they occur because a person is in a mixed state of being both asleep and awake, generally coming from the deepest stage of non-dreaming sleep. The individual is awake enough to act out complex behaviors, but asleep enough not to be aware of or remember them. Arousal disorders (parasomnia) are common in young children but may occur in adults as well. These disorders tend to run in families and might be made worse when overly tired or stressed, a high fever, or when taking certain medications. Confusional Arousals can occur at any age.
The amount of sleep a person needs depends on a number of variables, most importantly age. Children under the age of four generally require more sleep than the average teenager or adult. Studies have shown that the majority of students from ages 15-23 are sleep deprived. This means that these students in high school... ... middle of paper ... ...re dreams interesting for philosophers? The example of minimal phenomenal selfhood, plus an agenda for future research.
This is a result of relaxation of the soft tissues around the airway in the rear portion of the throat, which block the passage of air, causing obstruction. The cessation of breathing throughout the night disrupts sleep and causes wakeful episodes, as many as hundreds per hour of sleep. These disruptions cause the sufferer to arise the next morning feeling as if he or she did not sleep at all, and they are typically unaware that they actually did not sleep. There are several risk factors for developing sleep apnea. Those who are overweight, especially if considered to be obese or morbidly obese, and those who smoke have a much higher risk for developing sleep apnea.
Many factors come in to play when dealing with the cause of a sleep disruption. Parental characteristics, personality, psychosocial influences, education, parenting skills, stress, trauma, school, culture and personal health can all bring about sleeping disorders in young to middle-aged children. Some parents find that there children sleep to much, while others don't sleep enough. Some fall asleep at the wrong times while others cant ever even get to sleep. There are about 100 different sleep disorders being researched currently.
Sleep Sleep is the time when people’s brain is very active. Sleep takes more effects to the brain in infancy through childhood. During these periods of the life span the brain develops a lot while sleeping, which is why they fall into deeper sleep. During infancy the first year is the most drastic change of the baby’s sleeping pattern. Infants do not sleep throughout the night since they have not yet developed a sleep cycle yet (Lampl).