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Do I Have a Sleep Disorder?
Sometimes you think you’re getting a full night’s sleep, but during the day you suffer from several strong symptoms of abnormal sleep.
If you suffer from any of the following symptoms, you may need a sleep study. Call or click on the link to the right to schedule a sleep consultation appointment with Dr. Scott Franklin, Central Texas’s foremost sleep expert, to determine if you need a sleep study performed.
Physical Side Effects of Oversleeping
Is oversleeping getting in the way of your day?
If you are a habitual snorer, you not only disrupt those close to you, but you impair your own sleep quality.
Parasomnias include nightmares, night terrors, sleepwalking, confusing awakenings, and many others.
Nightmares in Adults
Nightmares aren’t just for kids.
Night Terrors are frequent episodes of intense crying and fear during sleep, with difficulty awaking.
Difficulty Breathing During Sleep
This may be a sign of obstructive or central sleep apnea, both of which can lead to cardiac arrest and sudden death.
Difficulty Falling Asleep or Staying Asleep (Insomnia)
Insomnia can quickly ruin your life by decreasing job performance and brain activity.
Sleepwalking is typically a sign of a deeper sleep disorder.
Bedwetting can be a symptom of an underlying disease.
Random Daytime Sleepiness (Narcolepsy)
Narcolepsy affects the control of sleep and wakefulness.
Teeth Grinding (Bruxism)
Consistent teeth grinding during sleep damages your teeth and may cause TMJ or constant jaw discomfort.
“Acting Out” Dreams (REM Sleep Behavior Disorder)
Speaking/movements that match your dream during sleep.
Periodic Limb Movement
Periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD) is characterized by rhythmic movements of the limbs during sleep.
Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
Hypersomnia, or excessive sleepiness, is a condition in which a person has trouble staying awake during the day.
Ever felt like you were awake but unable to move? Felt afraid but could not call for help while sleeping?
Abnormal Eating Patterns at Night
Sleep-related eating disorders are characterized by abnormal eating patterns during the night.