Sleep disturbances occur in about 12% to 25% of the general population  and are often associated with situational stress, illness, aging, and drug treatment.[2,3] It is estimated that 45% of people with cancer have sleep disturbance. Physical illness, pain, hospitalization, drugs, and other treatments for cancer, and the psychological impact of a malignant disease may disrupt the sleeping patterns of persons with cancer. Poor sleep adversely affects daytime mood and performance. In the gen...
Sleep apnea caused when respiratory control centers in the brain fail to activate breathing muscles.
Sleep Disorders as related to Central sleep apnea
- Sleep disorder - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A sleep disorder, or somnipathy, is a medical disorder of the sleep patterns of a person or animal. Some sleep disorders are serious enough to interfere with normal ...
- Sleep apnea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sleep apnea (or sleep apnoea in British English) is a type of sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing or instances of shallow or infrequent breathing ...
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