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Can you name the Sleep Disorders?

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DefinitionSleep Disorder
People who have ________ don't feel as if they get enough sleep at night. They may have trouble falling asleep or may wake up frequently during the night or early in the morning.
________ can be a problem simply because of the noise it causes.
_________ occurs when the upper airway becomes completely or partially blocked, interrupting regular breathing for short periods of time -- which then wakes you up.
_________ is a brain disorder that causes excessive daytime sleepiness, 'sleep attacks', and sleep paralysis.
In people who have __________________, discomfort in the legs and feet peaks during the evening and night.
______________ are frightening dreams that arise during REM sleep. They can be caused by stress, anxiety, and some drugs. Often, there is no clear cause.
__________________ usually occur when a person is awakened from a deep sleep during the first part of the night. This disorder, which also is known as excessive sleep inertia or sl
__________ is a sleep disorder that causes people to get up and walk while sleeping.
_____________, which also has been called 'head banging,' also can involve movements such as rocking on hands and knees. The disorder usually occurs just before a person falls asle
_____________ a disorder in which a person speaks their dreams during sleep.
DefinitionSleep Disorder
People with are not able to move their body or limbs either when falling asleep or waking up.
People with ____________ act out dramatic and/or violent dreams during REM sleep.
Sleep bruxism -- or ____________ -- involves the involuntary, unconscious, excessive grinding or clenching of teeth during sleep.
In this condition, the affected person is unable to maintain urinary control when asleep.
This disorder is sometimes marked by seizure-like episodes during non-REM sleep.
inability to awaken and fall asleep at socially acceptable times but no problem with sleep maintenance, a disorder of circadian rhythms.
Abnormally shallow breathing or slow respiratory rate while sleeping.
Abrupt wakening from sleep with behavior consistent with terror
A dread or fear of falling asleep.
a rare and relatively undocumented parasomnia event in which the subject experiences a loud bang in their head similar to a bomb exploding, a gun going off, a clash of cymbals or a

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