Which physical findings are characteristic of sleep-wake disorders?

Updated: Aug 21, 2019
  • Author: Roy H Lubit, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Ana Hategan, MD, FRCPC  more...
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Answer

Signs of sleep disorders include the following:

  • Hypertension (which can be caused by sleep apnea)

  • Disturbed coordination (which can be caused by sleep deprivation)

  • Drowsiness

  • Poor concentration

  • Slowed reaction time

  • Weight gain


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