Sleep Health and Sleep Disorders

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Essay #: 068818
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Sleep Health and Sleep Disorders
A sleep disorder is a non-infectious condition characterized by inadequate nighttime sleep. According to the National Academy of Science (2006) about 50 to 70 million Americans suffer from a sleep disorder an wakefulness that affects their daily functioning and has an adverse effect on their longevity and health. Sleep disorders have an impact on the health of the individuals who are affected and on the society they live in. The health consequences of sleep disorders include an increased risk of obesity, depression, hypertension, diabetes, stroke and heart attack (National Academy of Science, 2006). The society suffers from the effects of daytime sleepiness and in the general population close to 20% of all...
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