Definition A sleep disorder (somnipathy) is a medical disorder of the sleep patterns. It’s important to understand why sleep disorder can deteriorate your health and interfere with normal physical, mental and emotional functioning as it effects your nervous system in the production of the natural hormone melatonin which is necessary for sleep and wakefulness
Sleep Disorders Poor sleep is a major cause of serious morbidity including accidents, psychiatric sequelae and reduced quality of life, and has a major economic impact v Stages of Sleep and the EEG: Non-REM sleep: (REM: Rapid Eye Movement) Stage 1: mixed frequency, low voltage. Alfa ? (8-12 Hz) and Theta ?