• disorder
  • This sleep disorder is characterized by apneas which are abnormally long pauses in breathing during sleep. (drsamgirgis.com)
  • A common sleep disorder defined as a repetitive jaw-muscle activity characterized by clenching or grinding of the teeth and/or by bracing or thrusting of the mandible during sleep. (asnanportal.com)
  • Iatrogenic or secondary SB is associated with exogenous factors (alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, medication and drug use) or with medical diseases (attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, movement disorders, dementia, epilepsy, gastroesophageal reflux disease and other sleep disorders). (asnanportal.com)
  • wake
  • During sleep, the intervals between the breaths (apnoeic spells) or the reduction of the depth of breathing (hypopnoea) lead to a decrease of the oxygen in the blood and will cause the afflicted person to wake up many times during the night. (thetole.com)
  • disease
  • In the presence of any of the above-listed signs and symptoms, the differential diagnosis may require an objective measure of SB diagnosis, such as an ambulatory electromyography (EMG) recording of the masticatory muscles during sleep or a polysomnography.These recordings can differentiate masticatory motor activity from myoclonia (associated with Parkinson disease or epilepsy) and other orofacial activities occurring during sleep (swallowing, coughing, smiling, lip sucking, jaw movements). (asnanportal.com)
  • The Sleep Medicine Fellowship is a one-year fellowship within the Internal Medicine Department though it encompasses a broad range of disciplines (adult and pediatric medicine, psychiatry, neurology, and surgery), as it encompasses most aspects of human physiology and disease. (umkc.edu)
  • Medicine
  • It includes one month rotations in general sleep medicine with exposure to both adult and pediatric in and out patients, adult and pediatric ENT, neurology, adult and/or pediatric psychiatry, research and electives. (umkc.edu)
  • Final selection or ranking of candidates are made by the Sleep Medicine Selection Committee. (umkc.edu)