Symptoms of Sleep Disorders

Nearly 85 disorders of sleeping and waking can affect your health and well-being. Common symptoms and indicators of a problem that should alert you to talk to your doctor include:

  • Concentration or memory problems, daydreaming
  • Creeping sensation or achiness in limbs
  • Depression or mood changes
  • Difficulty falling or staying asleep
  • Excessive daytime sleepiness or fatigue
  • Falling asleep at work or while driving
  • Frequent body movements
  • Frequent morning headaches or nausea
  • High blood pressure or hypertension
  • Hyperactivity in children
  • Impotence or other sexual dysfunction
  • Irritability or crankiness
  • Night sweats
  • Periodic pauses or gasping during sleep
  • Very loud, frequent snoring
  • Waking with a dry mouth