Sleep is essential for health, safety and optimal performance of work, lack of sleep affects mood and your behavior and reduce labor efficiency. Let’s care about yourself and take the time to sleep. Remember that sleep is the best choice to protect health, it is as important as exercise and good nutrition for a healthy life.
Sleep is a process that helps the body recover after a busy day. But this can not be done when you have insomnia, limb movement disorder or stop breathing during the sleep many times that make you sleepy in the next day.
Most patients do not know they got sleep disorders. Some symptoms of sleep disorder such as:
Insomnia: the inability to sleep or staying asleep. Insomnia describes the condition of people feels irreversible health after waking up. The symptoms can be acute (lasting one to several nights) or chronic (more than 1 month).
Apnea: this is a disorder which can threat to life because of stopping respiration in a short time and repeatedly during sleep. The symptoms include loud snoring, apnea, gasping during sleep and daytime sleepiness.
Snoring: a common condition in all ages and in both sexes. It affects about 90 million American adults. Snoring is caused by vibration of pattern when the airway becomes blocked, lead to abnormal breathing and disrupt sleep.
Limb movement disorders: a disorder affects the limbs that causes sleeplessness at night and affects normal activities. The limb movement disorders cycle occurs regularly. Especially when starting sleepiness and spontaneous, you can not control this movement.
Treating sleep disorders
In general, treatment of sleep disorders is divided into three phases:
Phase one – evaluate:
Phase one is the initial assessment included a history and examination, depending on the patient which doctor will do tests as diagnostic imaging, blood tests, multiple sign sleep.
The second phase – treatment:
With the results obtained from the phase one, the doctor will schedule the treatment for each individual, this plan is designed to help your own maximum sleep efficiency recovery.
Depending on your sleep disorder and the severity of the disorder, treatment may include medication therapy, behavior change, using dental instruments, bringing sleep apnea devices, surgery, etc.
Phase three – care after initial treatment:
Regularly re-examined to ensure the results of treatment of sleep disorders. The changes in your sleep after treatment will have conditions to be monitored to ensure intervention and appropriateness.