Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders. Alex Tracy-Gould. What are they?.
Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders
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Circadian rhythm sleep disorders are a family of sleep disorders that center around the time periods in which a person sleeps. Offsets in the brain’s master circadian clock, the suprachiasmaticnucleus (SCN), which controls the sleep-wake cycle, along with various other cycles (such as hormone levels and body temperature) are what the disorders create.
Symptoms of a CRSD
With circadian rhythm sleep disorders, any of the following symptoms may be present:-Having a hard time getting to sleep-Struggling to stay asleep, waking up often in the night-Waking up early and not being able to fall asleep again-Sleep is non-restorative or lacking in quality.
Types of disorders
There are six classified types of circadian rhythm sleep disorders. These are: