When they performed sleep studies of 343 people meeting the Fukuda definition of ME/CFS, they found that 104 – nearly a third – had a primary sleep disorder that explained their symptoms, and thus didn’t have ME/CFS at all. A 1/3 misdiagnosis rate is enough of a reason to look more closely for sleep disorders. In those who didn’t have primary sleep disorders, just under 90% met the criteria for at least one measurable sleep problem. Researchers identified four different groups based on sleep abnormalities. They were: Group 1: Slower to get to sleep, delayed Rapid Eye Movement (REM), lower percentages of stage 2 and REM sleep; Group 2: More frequent awakenings; Group 3: Longer total sleep time, less delayed REM sleep, higher percentage of REM sleep, lower percentage of wake time; Group 4: Shortest total sleep time, highest percentage of wake time after sleep onset. Researchers concluded that doctors need to routinely screen for sleep disorders when considering an ME/CFS diagnosis, and that they should use sleep studies to identify sleep problems and tailor treatments to the specific groups.
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Bipolar Disorder and Sleep Problems
When sleep is in short supply, someone with bipolar disorder may not miss it the way other people would. But even though you seem to get by on so little sleep, lack of sleep can take quite a toll. For example, you may: Be extremely moody Feel sick, tired, depressed, or worried Have trouble concentrating or making decisions Be at higher risk for an accidental death You may already know the ups and downs of how bipolar disorder affects sleep. But even between acute episodes of bipolar disorder, sleep may still be affected. You may have: Heightened anxiety Worries about not sleeping well Sluggishness during the day A tendency to have misperceptions about sleep Get Better Sleep With Bipolar Disorder Disrupted sleep can really aggravate a mood disorder .
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Get Some Sleep: ADHD, sleep disorders often entwined
In this case, it’s logical to increase the amount of basketballs or throws. That way, the basket (NEURO RECEPTOR) has a greater chance of getting the ball in. Hard for many to understand. But those who have a chemical imbalance understand better. January 4, 2011 at 20:52 | Report abuse | Reply Found this out two years ago We found out two years ago my daughter has sleep apnea. She was suffering from depression and had ADHD.
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