Sleep disorders are the changes one experiences in the way they sleep. It can affect the overall health, safety and quality of life of patients.
Some common symptoms of sleeping disorders are falling asleep while driving, difficulty falling asleep, struggling to stay awake when inactive, performance problems at work or school, difficulty in paying attention, looking tired and sleepy, difficulty with memory, difficulty controlling emotions, slow responses, regular naps and irregular breathing.
Consultation is the way to evaluate sleeping disorders, understand the causes and figure out appropriate preventive methods. However, some basic preventions to avoid further development of such disorders are regular exercise, maintaining a healthy diet, and losing weight.