Sleep and medical disorders.

@article{Berry2004SleepAM,
  title={Sleep and medical disorders.},
  author={Richard B. Berry and Susan M. Harding},
  journal={The Medical clinics of North America},
  year={2004},
  volume={88 3},
  pages={
          679-703, ix
        }
}
  • Richard B. Berry, Susan M. Harding
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • The Medical clinics of North America
  • Sleep disturbance is a common problem in many medical disorders. Impairment of sleep may worsen symptoms in these disorders or even worsen the prognosis. Sleep quality may be reduced in many ways. The total sleep time may be reduced or brief awakenings from sleep (arousals) may be frequent and prevent sleep from being restorative. Frequent arousals can also reduce the amount of stage 3 and 4 or rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. Primary sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea, may adversely affect… CONTINUE READING

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