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10 Common Symptoms of Sleep Disorders


Updated August 12, 2014

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Inability to sleep

If you have difficulty falling or staying asleep, you may discover that the symptom of your sleep disorder is a simple inability to sleep. These symptoms are collectively termed insomnia. This may include a range of conditions, from acute insomnia to fatal familial insomnia. Diagnostic tests are available and there is significant help for insomniacs.

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