Statistics And Syndromes

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Could you be one of many Americans
with a sleep disorder?
What Is A Sleep Disorder?
Sleep disorders can be linked to various health problems like heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke, obesity and depression. Around 7% to 19% of adults in the United States are not getting enough sleep everyday. If left untreated, a sleep disorder can affect your daily life by decreasing your energy levels. Decreased energy can impact your awareness throughout the day which could have dire consequences if left untreated. Conditions that contribute to sleep disorders are chronic illness, psychiatric disorders, stress, menopause, pregnancy and aging. Avoid falling victim to any myths of getting by with little sleep and no consequences. There is no such luck, everyone needs their sleep. We have offer many new treatments, the latest devices and other solutions to help combat your sleep disorder. Let us help you, contact us today for a consultation. 50-70 million Americans have a sleep disorder. It was found that 37.9% unintentionally fall asleep during the day at least once throughout the month. Drowsy driving is responsible for 1,550 fatalities and 40,000 nonfatal injuries annually in the United States. Sleeping disorders are chronic conditions that must be treated and if left untreated can result in harming not only yourself, but others.
  • 50-70 million US adults have a sleep disorder.
  • 48.0% report snoring.
  • 37.9% reported unintentionally falling asleep during the day at least once in the preceding month.
  • 4.7% reported nodding off or falling asleep while driving at least once in the preceding month.
  • Drowsy driving is responsible for 1,550 fatalities and 40,000 nonfatal injuries annually
    in the United States.
  • Insomnia is the most common specific sleep disorder, with short term issues reported by
  • about 30% of adults and chronic insomnia by 10%
  • 25 Million U.S. adults have obstructive sleep apnea
  • 9-21% of women have obstructive sleep apnea
  • 24-31% of men have obstructive sleep apnea
  • 3–5% of the overall proportion of obesity in adults could be attributable to short sleep
Sleep Deprivation Statistics
  • 37% of 20-39 year-olds report short sleep duration
  • 40% of 40-59 year-olds report short sleep duration
  • 35.3% adults report 7 hours of sleep during a typical 24-hour period.
  • 100,000 deaths occur each year in US hospitals due to medical errors and sleep
  • deprivation have been shown to make a significant contribution.
Sleep Needs By Age Group
  • Adult: 7 – 9 hours
  • Teenager: 8 – 10 hours
  • Child 6 – 12 years: 9- 12 hours
  • Child 3 – 5 years: 10 – 13 hours (including naps)
  • Child 1 – 2 years: 11 – 14 hours (including naps)
  • Infants 4 -12 months: 12 – 16 hours (including naps)
Different Kinds Of Sleep Disorders
Sleep disorder Categories
Insomnia is shown through repeated difficulty with sleep initiation and duration. The quality of the sleep is desperately lacking in patient’s life. There are various types of insomnia. Some are:
  • Chronic insomnia disorder
  • Short-term insomnia disorder
Sleep-Related Breathing Disorders

One disorder that is the most prominent of all of these disorders is sleep apnea. Sleep
apnea can be divided into two disorders, obstructive sleep apnea disorder and central sleep apnea disorder.

Central Disorders Of Hypersomnolence
These disorders deal with excessive daytime sleepiness and prolonged nighttime sleep.
  • Narcolepsy type I & II
  • Hypersomnia
  • Insufficient sleep syndrome
Four Of The Most Common And
Important sleep disorders

difficulty going to bed, often waking up in the middle of the night or earlier in the morning which results in losing quality sleep. Patients with insomnia usually experience fatigue and problems with mood 

Sleep Apnea

Occurs when breathing stops multiple times during the night because of respiratory system blockage. Patients with sleep apnea report trouble breathing during sleep 

Restless Leg Syndrome

Patients with restless leg syndrome often have difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep due to constant leg movement. Patients with restless leg syndrome often have symptoms with difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep due to constant leg movement.


Is another neurological disorder where the brain cannot control the sleep or wake cycles of the day. Patients report what some would call “sleep attacks” at any given time during the day.

Circadian Rhythm Sleep-Wake Disorders

These disorders deal with daytime sleepiness, insomnia or both. Some Circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorders are delayed sleep phase syndrome, advanced sleep phase syndrome, non-24 hour sleep wake syndrome, irregular sleep wake rhythm, shift-work sleep disorder and jet lag. For example jet lag occurs when a person’s sleep-wake cycle is competing with their circadian rhythm while trying to adjusting to a specific timezone.


Unwanted physical movement during sleep that prohibits continued sleep throughout the night

Sleep-Related Movement Disorders

Disorders where patients have repetitive movements during sleep that can cause patients to wake

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