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A sleep disorder is a medical disorder of the sleep patterns of a person. Some sleep disorders are serious enough to interfere with normal physical, mental, emotional and social functioning. Sleep disorders are caused by a health problem or by too much stress. Some people occasionally experience sleeping problems due to hectic schedules, stress, and other outside influences. More than 75 percent of Americans between ages 20 and 59 report having sleeping difficulties. The lack of sleep can have a negative impact on energy, mood, concentration, and overall health. Symptoms of sleep disorder include depression, difficulty falling or staying asleep, anxiety, daytime fatigue, lack of concentration etc. There are may cause sleep disturbances which include Chronic Pain, Allergies and Respiratory Problems, Stress and Anxiety, Nocturia. Different types of sleep disorders are narcolepsy, ADHD, snoring, restless leg syndrome, parasomnias, sleep apnea, insomnia etc.
- Irregular Sleep Pattern
- Causes of sleep Disorder
- Types of Sleep disorder
- Maintain Sleep-Wake Cycle
- Manage Biological Clock
A sleep expert or specialist is a medical doctor who has completed additional training and education in the field of sleep medicine. Sleep medicine focuses on sleep disorders, sleep and sleep-related conditions, and is a subspecialty within several medical specialties, including pulmonology, internal medicine, neurology and psychiatry.
Psychiatrists are medical doctors who are experts in mental health. Psychiatrists are medical doctors and they evaluate patients to determine whether their symptoms are the result of a physical illness, a combination of physical and mental ailments, or strictly psychiatric. A psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in psychiatry, the branch of medicine devoted to the study, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of mental disorders.
- Sleep Disorder Expert
- Sleep Medicine Expert
Psychiatry is the branch of medicine focused on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. Its primary goal is the relief of mental suffering associated with disorder and improvement of mental well-being. Psychiatry adopts a medical approach but may take in to account biological, psychological, and social/cultural perspectives. Psychiatrists are medical doctors and are certified in treating mental illness using the biomedical approach to mental disorders including the use of medications. The term "psychiatry" was first coined by the German physician Johann Christian Reil (1808) and it means “medical treatment of the soul”. Psychiatry has many subspecialties, which include Addiction psychiatry, Forensic psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatic medicine, Sleep medicine, Emergency psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, Social psychiatry, Global Mental Health, Geriatric psychiatry, Clinical neurophysiology, Brain Injury Medicine etc.
Psychiatric disorder or mental illness or mental disorder, is a behavioral pattern that causes significant distress or impairment of personal functioning. Some of the common Psychiatric disorders are Personality disorders, Depression, stress, Eating disorders, Addictive behaviors, Bipolar disorder, Obsessive compulsive disorder, Post traumatic stress disorder etc.
- Mood Disorder
- Eating Disorder
- Bipolar Disorder
Neurology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the nervous system. Neurology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of all categories of conditions and disease involving the peripheral nervous systems(PNS) and central nervous systems(CNS). Neurology is the branch of biology that deals with the functions, anatomy and organic disorders of nerves and the nervous system.
Neurological disorders are diseases of the peripheral and central nervous system. That include brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, cranial nerves, autonomic nervous system, neuromuscular junction, nerve roots and muscles. Some of the most common neurological disorder include Brain tumor, Epilepsy, Craniosynostosis, Chiari malformation, Craniofacial abnormalities, Cerebral palsy, Encephalopathy etc.
- Neurological Control
- Brain tumor
- Developmental disorders
Mental health includes psychological, emotional, and social well-being. It affects how we feel, think, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is the successful performance of mental function, resulting in productive activities, fulfilling relationships with other people, and providing the ability to adapt to change and cope with adversity.
Psychiatric nursing or mental health nursing is the appointed position of a nurse that specialises in mental health, and cares for people experiencing mental illnesses like schizophrenia, eating disorders, schizoaffective disorder, anxiety disorders, psychosis, personality disorders, mood disorders, suicidal thoughts, paranoia. Psychiatric mental health nursing is a specialty within nursing. Psychiatric mental health registered nurses work with communities, groups, families and individuals assessing their mental health needs. The psychiatric mental health nurse develops a nursing diagnosis and plan of care, implements the nursing process, and evaluates it for effectiveness.
- Mental Health Nursing
- Psychiatric Nurse
- Mental illness
Psychology is the investigation of mind and behavior, grasping all parts of conscious and unconscious experience and in addition thought. Therapists endeavor to comprehend part of mental capacities in individual and social conduct, while additionally investigating the physiological and organic procedures that underlie psychological capacities and practices. Psychology is a tutorial and scientific discipline that seeks to know people and teams by establishing general principles and researching specific cases. In this field, a knowledgeable practitioner or scientist might be classified as a social, behavioral or cognitive man of science.
A psychologist studies normal and abnormal mental states from emotional, cognitive and social processes and behavior by observing, interpreting, and recording how individuals relate to one another and to their environments. There are different types of psychologists are there including Clinical Psychologists, Counseling Psychologists, Forensic Psychologists, Health Psychologists, Personality Psychologists, Biopsychologists, Aviation Psychologists etc.
- Clinical Psychologists
- Forensic Psychologists
- Health Psychologists
- Aviation Psychologists
- Personality Psychologists
Geriatric psychiatrists focus on diagnosis, evaluation, treatment and prevention of emotional and mental disorders in the elderly and improvement of psychiatric care for healthy and ill elderly patients. Geriatric psychiatry, also known as psychogeriatrics, geropsychiatry, or psychiatry of old age, is a subspecialty of psychiatry dealing with the study, treatment and prevention of mental disorders in humans with old age.
Child and adolescent psychiatry is known as pediatric psychiatry. It is a branch of psychiatry that focuses on the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of mental disorders in children, adolescents. Pediatric psychology is a multidisciplinary field that is accounted under both scientific research and clinical practice which helps address the psychological aspects of illness, injury, and the promotion of health behaviours in children, adolescents, and families.
- Pediatric Psychology
- Pediatric Health and Neurology
- Pediatric emergency treatment
- Geriatric Psychology
Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological disorder that causes persistent sleepiness and additional symptoms such as brief episodes of muscle weakness known as cataplexy, dreamlike hallucinations, vivid, brief episodes of paralysis when falling asleep or upon awakening and fragmented night time sleep. Narcolepsy usually begins between ages 10 and 20, although sometimes it starts as late as age 40 or 50. Narcolepsy affects women and men equally, occurring in about 1 in 2,000 people.
Cataplexy is a sudden loss of muscle tone that causes feelings of weakness and loss of voluntary muscle control. Cataplexy attacks generally last less than two minutes, and they may only last a few seconds to 30 minutes. About 75% of patients with narcolepsy experience cataplexy. Narcolepsy with cataplexy is a disabling sleep disorder affecting 0.02% of adults worldwide.
·Narcolepsy with cataplexy
·Narcolepsy without cataplexy
Insomnia is difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. Insomnia may be characterized based on its duration, acute insomnia and chronic insomnia. Insomnia can be caused by psychiatric and medical conditions, specific substances, unhealthy sleep habits, and certain biological factors. Some symptoms of insomnia include waking too early in the morning, trouble falling or staying asleep, unrefreshing sleep etc.
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a disorder of the part of the nervous system that causes an urge to move the legs. Risk factors for RLS include diabetes mellitus, low iron levels, kidney failure, rheumatoid arthritis, and pregnancy, Parkinson's disease.
·Unhealthy sleep habits
Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. Sleep apnea may be three types Obstructive sleep apnea, Complex sleep apnea syndrome, Central sleep apnea. Symptoms of sleep apnea include Loud snoring, Morning headache, Difficulty staying asleep, Irritability, Excessive daytime sleepiness etc. Obstructive sleep apnea affects 1 to 6% of adults and 2% of children. It affects males about twice as often as females. Central sleep apnea affects less than 1% of people. Treatment may include lifestyle changes, breathing devices, mouthpieces and surgery.
·Obstructive sleep apnea
·Central sleep apnea
·Complex sleep apnea syndrome
Sleep deprivation is the condition of not having enough sleep. The levels of sleep deprivation can vary, being either chronic or acute. Causes of sleep deprivation include depressed mood, lack of motivation, fatigue, irritability etc. There are some treatment technique such as Relaxation techniques, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Stimulation control and medications.
Circadian rhythm disorders are disruptions in a person’s circadian rhythm (internal body clock) that regulates the (approximately) 24-hour cycle of biological processes. Common circadian rhythm disorders are Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder, Jet Lag, Shift Work Disorder, Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder etc.
- Cognitive behavioral therapy
- Relaxation techniques
- Stimulation control
- Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
- Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
- Shift Work Disorder
- Jet Lag
Snoring is the vibration of respiratory structures and the resulting sound due to obstructed air movement during breathing while sleeping. Snoring during sleep may be a sign, or first alarm, of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Snoring is the result of the relaxation of the uvula and soft palate.
ADHD is a highly genetic, brain-based syndrome that has to do with the regulation of a particular set of brain functions and related behaviors. ADHD is caused by Brain Communication Differences, Genetics, Brain Communication Differences. Most effective treatment for ADHD is a combination of medication and therapy.
· Obstructed air movement
· Breathing while sleeping
· Brain Communication
Medication and therapy
Sleep disorders that involve difficulty breathing during sleep are classified as sleep related breathing disorders. Some common Sleep Related Breathing Disorders are Sleep Apnea, snoring, child sleep apnea, infant sleep apnea, central sleep apnea etc. Treatment measures for breathing-related sleep disorders include avoidance of supine positioning during sleep, behavior modification aimed at improving sleep hygiene and avoiding additional sleep deprivation, and avoidance of ethanol and sedative medications.
- Child sleep apnea
- Infant sleep apnea
- Central sleep apnea
- Breathing Disorders
Stress and anxiety may cause sleeping problems or make existing problems worse. Depression, Stress or anxiety can cause a serious night without sleep, as do a variety of other problems. Anxiety is an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure. Depression is a mood disorder characterized by persistently low mood and a feeling of sadness and loss of interest. One of the major region of stress & depression is sleeplessness.
- mood disorder
- Family Pressure
- Irregularity in Life cycle
- Work load
- Deficiency in Vitamins, Minerals
Sleep medicine is a medical specialty devoted to the therapy and diagnosis of sleep disorders and disturbances. Competence in sleep medicine requires an understanding of a plethora of very diverse disorders, many of which present with similar symptoms such as excessive daytime sleepiness, which, in the absence of volitional sleep deprivation, "is almost inevitably caused by an identifiable and treatable sleep disorder," such as narcolepsy, sleep apnea, circadian rhythm disturbances, Kleine-Levin syndrome, idiopathic hypersomnia, menstrual-related hypersomnia or idiopathic recurrent stupor.
- Framework for health care
- Patients centred Medical home model
- Marketing opportunity in sleep medicine
Dental sleep medicine is an area of dental practice that focuses on the use of oral appliance therapy to treat sleep-disordered breathing, including snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. Dental sleep medicine is a branch of specialty dentistry which focuses on the craniofacial and physiological connection with sleep breathing disorders. Snoring, upper airway resistance syndrome, bruxism, and OSA are chief concerns for dentists, who are poised at chairside to quickly identify risk factors for these specific sleep disorders.
- Current trends in dental sleep medicine
- Dental and medical specialization
- Sleep medicine dentist
There are many new and innovative techniques involve to cure sleep disorders. Sleep medicine is one of the best way to cure sleep disorder. By the help of biomedical science and technology there are new equipment, technique, therapies involve to cure sleep disorder. There are number of therapy and medicine used to cure narcolepsy, insomnia, ADHD, snoring etc.
- Sleep therapy approaches to medicine
- Marketing opportunity in sleep medicine
- Benefit from Electromyography (EMG) and Electroencephalography (EEG)
Sleep therapy is used to cure sleep disorders. There are more than 80 types of sleep disorders. And there are many therapies used which include psychotherapy, behaviour therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, family therapy, paly therapy, occupational therapy, art therapy and many more.
- Art therapy
- Behaviour therapy
- Cognitive behavioural therapy
- Family therapy
Clinical psychology is one of the largest specialty area in psychology, which applies scientific methods to treat complex human problems such as emotional, mental and behavioral problems and promote change. Clinical psychologists involve in a wide range of activities like research, consultation, education, program development, forensic demonstration and management. Clinical psychology field integrates the science of psychology with the treatment of complex human problems, making it an exciting career choice for people who are looking for a challenging and rewarding field. Some of the job roles for clinical psychologists include treatment of some sleep disorders, treatment of psychological disorders, assessment and diagnosis of psychological disorders.
- Assessment and diagnosis of psychological disorders
- Treatment of psychological disorders
- Clinical psychologists
Addiction psychiatry is a medical subspecialty within psychiatry that focuses on the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of people who are suffering from one or more disorders related to addiction. Addiction psychiatrists are substance abuse experts. Addiction psychiatry is an expanding field, and currently there is a high demand for substance abuse experts in both the private and public sector. Addiction psychiatry aims to treat individuals with addiction issues along with co-occurring psychiatric disorders and some sleep disorder. Addiction psychiatrists treat a wide variety of patients of all ages with varying conditions.
- Types of addiction
- Symptom of addiction
- Causes of addiction
- Epigenetic mechanisms in addiction
Now-a-days due to stress, anxiety, depression, changing lifestyle the rate of sleep disorder increase rapidly. In this connection, there is a great role of sleep centers to cure patients. Sleep disorders experts, sleep medicine specialist, physician play an important role. For sleep disorder professionals there is many opportunities in this field.
- Sleep Benefits Management Programs
- Explosion of Sleep Studies
- Integrated sleep centers
- New referral relationships
- Future of sleep medicine