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 apnea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sleep apnea (or sleep apnoea in British English; / æ p ˈ n iː ə /) is a sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing or instances of shallow or infrequent ...
- 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 Disorders Center: Types of Sleep Disorders, …
Sleep disorders include a range of problems -- from insomnia to narcolepsy -- and affect millions of Americans. Here you'll find in-depth sleep apnea information ...
- American Sleep Apnea Association
Information on reducing injury, disability, and death from sleep apnea.
- What Is Sleep Apnea? Causes, Risk Factors, and Effects
Obstructive sleep apnea is a common and serious disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops for 10 seconds or more during sleep. The disorder results in …
- Brain Basics: Understanding Sleep - Sleep Disorders
A comprehensive resources guide about understanding sleep, compiled by NINDS, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
- Sleep : Read About Treatment of Common Sleep Disorders
Read about how to get a good nights sleep. Sleep problems such as sleep apnea, sleep deprivation, insomnia, restless leg syndrome, snoring, sleepwalking, and more …
- Sleep Disorders: MedlinePlus - National Library of …
The primary NIH organization for research on Sleep Disorders is the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
- What Is Sleep Apnea? - NHLBI, NIH
Sleep Apnea Related Risk of Motor Vehicle Accidents is Reduced by Continuous Positive Airway Pressure: Swedish Traffic Accident Registry Data