Sleep Disorders Unit

Sleep disorders are very common disorders that can affect people of all ages and social levels. Patients who apply with complaints such as snoring, respiratory arrest during sleep, morning headache, tiredness during the day, difficulty in attention and concentration, and sleepiness at rest, these complaints improve with treatment as a result of the tests. Sleep is essential for health. It provides the regeneration of the human organism, daytime alertness and well-being. Sleep disorders often impair well-being, leading to a range of systemic and psychological disorders. The first clinical descriptions of the disease began in 1960. It is known that there are about 84 sleeping sicknesses, and if no treatment is done and precautions are not taken, the socioeconomic dimension will be high. It is known that it will cause traffic and work accidents, and sleep disorder is a public health problem. IMPROVEMENT OF SLEEP HYGIENE: The shortening of sleep time due to the brightness of city lights, traffic noise, work life, social life and unfulfilled work causes chronic sleep deprivation and excessive daytime sleeplessness. Sleep: It is a necessary process for the human body to rest, rejuvenate, and record the learned knowledge and skill in memory. A person needs to sleep between 6 and 8 hours without interruption every day. The sleeping environment must provide a favorable condition for sleep, all of these features are called sleep hygiene.

1. Insomnia; The inability to initiate and maintain sleep is due to 10-20% of chronic diseases in which it is bored.

2. Sleep-related respiratory initiation UAS-It is the group with the highest morbidity and mortality.

3. Hypersomnolence (caused by the central nervous system): The common features of these cases are excessive daytime sleepiness. The most common symptom of narcolepsy is sudden uncontrollable sleep attacks. The second symptom is that the patient is overly excited, very happy, and after a sudden laugh, his muscles are relaxed and he falls or seems to fall.

4.Circadian Rhythm Sleep-Wake Disorders; It is most common in shift workers and is accompanied by excessive sleepiness. SYMPTOMS: Snore, Intermittent breathing pauses Headache, Daytime drowsiness, feeling as if you haven't slept at night WHAT HAPPENS IF IT IS NOT TREATED? cardiovascular diseases, FAQ findings, Paralysis, stubborn HT, Lung HT Metabolic disease (insulin resistance DM), Heart attack Cardiac arrhythmia and sudden death in sleep OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA SYNDROME: It is the most common disease among sleep disorders. Its frequency increases with age, especially with age, between 3-7% in men and 2-5% in women, and it causes DM, metabolic syndrome, CVD, and LVH in the course of time.

In addition, another risk that is ignored but very important for daily life is that this syndrome causes psychological accompanying diseases.