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A sleep disorder (somnipathy) is a medical disorder of the sleep patterns of a person or animal. Some sleep disorders are serious enough to interfere with normal physical, mental and emotional functioning. A test commonly ordered for some sleep disorders is the polysomnogram.

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Sleep disorders common during COVID-19 pandemic

Sleep disorders common during COVID-19 pandemic

Sleep apnea increases risk of severe COVID 19

Sleep apnea increases risk of severe COVID 19

Meditation-relaxation technique can help treat sleep paralysis

Meditation-relaxation technique can help treat sleep paralysis

New Android application helps identify signs of sleep apnea at home

New Android application helps identify signs of sleep apnea at home

New study investigates the impact of COVID-19 on sleep

New study investigates the impact of COVID-19 on sleep

How India's lockdown has affected mental health

How India's lockdown has affected mental health

Sleep may help animals adapt to challenging new situations

Sleep may help animals adapt to challenging new situations

Coping with adult nightmares

Coping with adult nightmares

Study explains how certain mutations can shorten biological clock timing

Study explains how certain mutations can shorten biological clock timing

Greater medical care needed for older adults with untreated sleep apnea

Greater medical care needed for older adults with untreated sleep apnea

New Year's resolutions to improve the quality and quantity of sleep

New Year's resolutions to improve the quality and quantity of sleep

New recommendations aim to improve outcomes of Parkinson's disease patients

New recommendations aim to improve outcomes of Parkinson's disease patients

Survey: 41% of adults will fall back to sleep when daylight saving time ends

Survey: 41% of adults will fall back to sleep when daylight saving time ends

Sleep apnea is a risk factor for developing diabetic macular edema, study shows

Sleep apnea is a risk factor for developing diabetic macular edema, study shows

Military veterans with PTSD suffer from rare sleep disorder

Military veterans with PTSD suffer from rare sleep disorder

Parkinson's disease also connected with the immune system, confirms new study

Parkinson's disease also connected with the immune system, confirms new study

Behavioral problems during childhood can lead to adult insomnia

Behavioral problems during childhood can lead to adult insomnia

UA receives $1.4 million grant for a peer-support program to help sleep apnea patients

UA receives $1.4 million grant for a peer-support program to help sleep apnea patients

Study examines how evening use of alcohol, caffeine and nicotine affects sleep outcomes

Study examines how evening use of alcohol, caffeine and nicotine affects sleep outcomes

Advanced sleep phase may affect at least 1 in 300 adults, study reveals

Advanced sleep phase may affect at least 1 in 300 adults, study reveals