Sometimes, people find they have trouble in falling asleep until midnight, and then feel sleepy during the next day. Perhaps these situations would be ignored if they just appear for several days, but when they get in the way of our daily life, we must pay more attention on them because we may be suffer from a sleep disorder.
As everyone knows the most common type of a sleep disorder is insomnia. Insomnia is a sleeping difficulty that means the inability to fall asleep or wake up frequently during the night. Many things can cause insomnia like work stress, physical discomfort, emotional troubles and sleeping environment.
Sleep apnea is a type of a sleep disorder characterized by breathing temporarily stops during night, this problem is caused by blockage of the upper airways. Most fat women who get this sleep apnea have to spend much time on sleeping but still feel sleep during the day. And they always wake up with shortness of breath, chest pains, and headaches.
Someone suddenly feels very tired or sleepy no matter what he is doing. This is narcolepsy. If you have narcolepsy, you will get an excessive urge to sleep in inappropriate times, such as talking, walking, and laughing. In the most severe cases, you might be feeling paralyzed and unable to do anything after dozing off.
Restless legs syndrome is a neurological disorder. For example, when you lie in your comfortable bed and prepare for sleep, you suddenly have an irresistible urge to move your legs or some other parts of your body. Someone regards this feeling as delusion, but this strange feeling is true and can be last hours especially at night.
In human body, these is biological rhythm, too, when this biological rhythm is broke down, people will get circadian rhythm sleep disorder. Have you experienced that you are unable to fall asleep and wake up at the times required for normal work? This is circadian rhythm sleep disorder and you will feel sleepy at inconvenient times.
Some people feel sleepy and tired during the daytime, but great-hearted during and cannot fall asleep at night, and people who have this disease also move their limbs involuntarily. This symptom is called periodic limb movement disorder. It is the only movement disorder that occurs only during sleep.
Pay more attention on your sleep schedule, sleep hygiene and daytime habits, you will get a high quality night sleep, if your symptom is serious, you’d better to see a doctor.