Dyssomnia Resources, Support and References
Dyssomnia Support Groups
Most dyssomnia conditions are not very life-threatening; still, it is essential for people suffering from any condition of dyssomnia to have support and encouragement from family and friends in the same way as other patients with debilitating diseases need. Dyssomnia patients may often be irritable due to weariness and fatigue brought about by their lack of sleep. Some may even affect their work and lifestyle due to oversleeping or sleep attacks. In the view of these facts, dyssomnia patients need understanding and medical attention to alleviate their condition. The following groups are non-profit organizations that provide aid and helpful information about various syndromes of dyssomnia.
Sleep Disorders Guide: Dyssomnia Information Learn More About Sleep Disorders
Provides useful information, treatment and support about dyssomnia.
Provides a concise yet complete overview of dyssomnia syndromes and other sleep-related conditions.
MDJunction: Narcolepsy Support Group Narcolepsy Support Group
A community of patients, family members and friends dedicated to dealing with Narcolepsy.
Talk About Sleep: Narcolepsy Support Groups
The Talk About Sleep Mission: to be a world leader in the sleep field by providing quality information, support, and resources to sleep disorder patients, their family, friends and healthcare professionals
American Sleep Apnea Association: State and Province Support Groups
The ASAA is a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing injury, disability, and death from sleep apnea and to enhancing the well-being of those affected by this common disorder.
I Have Narcolepsy
Stories Read true personal stories, chat, & get advice from a group of 27 people who all say 'I Have Narcolepsy'.
Daily Strength Narcolepsy Support Group
Provides instant answers to your questions, chat with friends and create a wellness journal, research and latest treatments and news. Help create personal goals and track your progress.
Sleepnet.com: Narcolepsy Forums
One of Sleepnet.com’s goals is link all sleep information found in the internet
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National Center for Biotechnology Information
Could You Have Dyssomnia?
|Hypersomnia – Recurrent Episodes of Daytime Sleepiness, Insomnia, Sleep Disorder, Excessive Sleepiness|
|Narcolepsy – Chronic Sleep Disorder, Excessive Daytime Sleepiness, Insomnia, Inability to Sleep|
|Parasomnia NOS – Arousal Disorders, Sleep-Wake Transition Disorders, Parasomnias Usually Associated with REM Sleep|
|Primary Sleep Disorder – Impaired Sleep Wake Cycles, Hypersomnia, Excessive Daytime Sleepiness, Inability to Sleep|