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Arm yourself with knowledge in the battle against sleep disorders. Read through the stats below to learn more about your particular sleep disorder and about sleep patterns in general. If you believe that you are suffering from a sleep disorder, contact our accredited center today to book an appointment.
20%-40% of all adults have insomnia in the course of any year
1 out of 3 people have insomnia at some point in their lives
Over 70 million Americans suffer from disorders of sleep and wakefulness
Of those, 60% have a chronic disorder
Sleep apnea statistics
Over 18 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea
An estimated 10 million Americans remain undiagnosed
Over 50% of all apnea cases are diagnosed in people aged 40 and over
More prevalent in men than women
4 to 9% of middle-aged men suffer from apnea
2 to 4% of middle-aged women suffer from apnea
Affects as many as 200,000 Americans
Fewer than 50,000 are diagnosed
8 to 12% have a close relative with the disease
Affects men slightly more than women
20 to 25% of people with narcolepsy have all four symptoms (excessive daytime sleepiness, sudden loss of muscle function, sleep paralysis, hallucinations)
Restless leg syndrome statistics
Affects as many as 10% of Americans
Can begin at an early age and worsens with age
Pregnancy or hormonal changes can temporarily worsen this disorder
Children and sleep statistics
Over 2 million children suffer from sleep disorders
Estimated that 30 to 40% of children to not sleep enough
Children require an average of 9 to 10 hours of sleep each night
Women and sleep statistics
Women are twice as likely as men to have difficulty falling and staying asleep
Pregnancy can worsen sleep patterns
Menopause and hormone changes cause changes in sleep
Older adult statistics
Over half of those over the age of 65 experience disturbed sleep
Those over 65 make up about 13% of the US population, but consume over 30% of prescription drug and 40% of sleeping pills
Adults require an average of 8 to 8.5 hours of sleep each night
Sleep problems add an estimated $15.9 billion to national health care costs
84 classifications of sleep disorders exist
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As indicated by the statistics above, many Americans suffer from sleep disorders. You aren't alone! The more we know about these disorders, the better we can treat them.
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