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    About Insomnia, Sleep Apnea, and Sleepwalking

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    Define the sleep disturbances of insomnia, sleep apnea and sleepwalking. Why might these be caused? What can be done about them?

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    Insomnia

    Insomnia is a very common sleep disturbance that occurs in 30% to 50% of the population, is more common is adults than children, and affects women more frequently than men. Insomnia is the inability to fall and stay asleep. This means not only the person has a hard time falling asleep, but when he does end up falling asleep, he may have a hard time staying asleep. Insomnia is divided into three classes, which are categorized based on the duration of the symptoms: a. transient insomnia lasting for one week or less, b. short-term insomnia lasting for more than a week but less than three weeks, c. long-term or chronic insomnia lasting more than three ...

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