Sleep Disorders

Below is a look at the eight most common disorders that plague adults.
  1. Insomnia. Causes: High levels of stress; certain medications; anxiety or depression. …
  2. Sleep Apnea. …
  3. Restless Leg Syndrome. …
  4. REM Sleep Behavior Disorder. …
  5. Narcolepsy. …
  6. Sleepwalking. …
  7. Sleep Terrors. …
  8. Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)
Some of the most common types of sleep disorders include:
  • Snoring and Sleep Apnea. Snoring may seem benign, but it may represent a difficulty in keeping the throat open while one sleeps. …
  • Insomnia. …
  • Parasomnias. …
  • Sleep Paralysis. …
  • Restless Legs Syndrome. …
  • Circadian Rhythm Disorders. …
  • Narcolepsy. …
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

Insomnia. Insomnia, the inability to get to sleep or sleep well at night, can be caused by stress, jet lag, a health condition, the medications you take, or even the amount of coffee you drink. Insomnia can also be caused by other sleep disorders or mood disorders such as anxiety and depression.