Doctors say sleep apnea causes a host of health problems. Sleep apnea occurs when upper airway muscles relax during sleep and pinch off the airway.
Snoring is annoying for listeners. Snoring can cause heart disease. The tongue doesn't fit in the back of the throat, especially in obese, heart failure, or back sleepers.
Restless legs syndrome, or Willis-Ekbom disease, is a serious sleep disorder. Restless legs syndrome is a strange condition.
Narcolepsy is a neurological sleep disorder that affects how the brain regulates sleep and wakefulness, causing severe daytime sleepiness in many individuals.
Talk to your doctor about insomnia. "Eight hours of sleep is a myth, but you should protect your personal sleep quota, whether it's six or nine."