In-depth

Complications

Insomnia

Sleepless nights? Insomnia includes difficulty going to sleep, staying asleep or going back to sleep after you awaken. Insomnia may be temporary or chronic.

Symptoms

Headache

Shortness of breath

Tests and diagnosis

Polysomnography (sleep study)

June 28, 2016
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