Sleep Conditions We Treat

Sleep specialists at Fairview Sleep Centers can help you with a wide variety of sleep problems
  • adjustment insomnia: inability to sleep that lasts from a few days to a few months and is caused by stress, anxiety, depression or worry
  • advanced sleep phase: overwhelming evening sleepiness, falling asleep early and waking earlier than is desired
  • bedwetting: involuntary nighttime urination by children over age 5 or 6
  • behavioral insomnia of childhood: a child’s difficulty getting to sleep and/or staying asleep, or poor quality sleep that is non-restorative
  • behaviorally induced insufficient sleep syndrome: occurs when you regularly fail to get enough sleep at night resulting in daytime sleepiness from sleep deprivation
  • central sleep apnea: periods of interrupted breathing that occurs when the brain temporarily stops sending signals to breathe
  • Cheyne-Stokes breathing: a periodic breathing pattern that disrupts sleep in patients with heart failure
  • circadian rhythm sleep disorders: a family of sleep disorders affecting the timing of sleep
  • confusional arousals: remaining in a confused state when waking from sleep, often affecting children
  • congenital central alveolar hypoventilation syndrome: a disease of infants and children in which they may have inadequate breathing most severe during sleep
  • delayed sleep phase: inability to fall asleep and wake up at the desired time for a period of more than three months
  • dissociative disorders: interruption of the basic elements of waking consciousness
  • eating disorder: repeated involuntary episodes of eating that occur during nighttime sleep
  • environmental sleep disorder: inability to sleep due to noise, bed motion, light, temperature or any other environmental cause, more common in the elderly
  • fatal familial insomnia: a rare disease that interferes with sleep and leads to deterioration of mental and motor functions and eventual death
  • free-running (nonentrained) type: a circadian rhythm (sleep timing) disorder in which the sleep time and wake up time continue to move later and later every day
  • grinding teeth (sleep bruxism): unconsciously grinding your teeth at night
  • groaning: a relatively rare parasomnia, in which you groan during sleep, often quite loudly
  • hallucinations: seeing and hearing things that aren’t there
  • hypersomnia: excessive sleepiness
  • hypoventilation/hypoxemia due to various causes: abnormal gas exchange in the lungs that gets worse, or may only be present, during sleep
  • idiopathic hypersomnia: sleeping too much without an obvious cause
  • idiopathic insomnia: a chronic and serious inability to fall asleep that can often be observed as early as the first few weeks of life
  • inadequate sleep hygiene: everyday habits that interfere with sleep
  • insomnia: a common condition in which people have trouble falling asleep and/or staying asleep
  • irregular sleep-wake rhythm: a rare circadian rhythm (sleep timing) disorder marked by numerous naps throughout the 24-hour period
  • jet lag: occurs when the body clock is disrupted by crossing a number of time zones
  • leg cramps: involuntary muscle contractions that occur in the calves, soles of the feet, or other muscles in the body during the night or while resting
  • long sleeper: a consistent pattern of needing more sleep than most people that starts in childhood
  • movement disorder: neurological conditions that affect the speed, fluency, quality, and ease of movement
  • narcolepsy: a chronic condition with daytime sleepiness often associated with sudden weakness with laughing or surprise
  • nightmares: dreams that occur during sleep that bring out strong feelings of fear, terror, distress, or anxiety
  • obstructive sleep apnea in adults and children: condition where breathing air flow is blocked by relaxation of the throat during sleep in a way that prevents taking full and complete breaths.
  • paradoxical insomnia: A sleep disorder that causes a person to think they are awake at night when they are sleeping.
  • parasomnia: odd or dangerous movements or behavior that occur during sleep such as sleep talking, sleep texting, sleep walking, sleep terrors and REM (rapid eye movement) behavior disorder
  • periodic limb movements: sudden, rapid, shock-like muscle contractions that occur in a changing pattern when you are relaxed and close to falling asleep; repetitive cramping or jerking of the legs during sleep
  • primary sleep apnea of infancy: reductions and pauses in an infant’s sleep, most common in small, preterm infants
  • psychophysiological insomnia: a type of insomnia associated with excessive worrying
  • recurrent hypersomnia: periods of excessive daytime sleepiness that can last from one to many days, and happen again over the course of a year or more
  • REM sleep behavior disorder: Occurs when the paralysis that normally occurs during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep is incomplete or absent, allowing the person to "act out" his or her dreams, sometimes violently.
  • restless legs: an irresistible urge to move one's legs to stop uncomfortable or odd sensations, can also affect other parts of the body
  • rhythmic movement: repeated body movements that occur while drowsy or asleep
  • shift work disorder: insomnia and excessive sleepiness affecting people whose work hours are scheduled during the typical sleep period
  • short sleeper: people who are able to function with far less than the recommended seven or eight hours of sleep a night
  • sleep apnea/sleep related breathing disorder, unspecified: abnormal breathing patterns or an abnormalities in oxygen or carbon dioxide in the body during sleep
  • sleep paralysis: being unable to move voluntarily when falling asleep or waking up
  • sleep starts: sudden brief contractions of the legs or arms that occur when falling asleep
  • sleep talking: talking during sleep without being aware of it
  • sleep terrors: dreams similar to a nightmares but far more dramatic
  • sleepwalking: a condition that causes people to get up and walk while in deep sleep
  • snoring: vibration of the breathing structures resulting in a sound that occurs when breathing is blocked while sleeping

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