Studies of night shift workers shows that almost everyone who works through the night suffers from Shift Lag.
Insomnia is the perception or complaint of inadequate or poor-quality sleep.
Jet lag, or dysrhythmia, occurs when the body clock is not synchronized with an air traveler’s new time zone, causing a disruption of more than 50 physiological and psychological rhythms.
Night-shift workers should keep their distance from coffee machines if they wish to have quality sleep, researchers have said.
A night terror, also known as a sleep terror or pavor nocturnus, is a parasomnia disorder characterized by extreme terror and a temporary inability to regain full consciousness. The subject wakes abruptly from slow-wave sleep, with waking usually accompanied by gasping, moaning, or screaming.
When sitting or lying down, do you have unpleasant or creepy-crawly sensations in your legs (and sometimes in other parts of your body), tied to a strong feeling or urge to move?
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is when a person stops breathing repeatedly during sleep. Breathing stops because the airway collapses and prevents air from entering and exiting the lungs.
Links to various professional organizations working in the area of Sleep Medicine and Therapy.