• symptoms
  • 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)
  • common
  • 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)
  • general
  • Various questionnaires can be used to investigate the patient's general and oral health, sleep, and oral parafunctions, as well as the presence and characteristics of pain, headache, fatigue, depression, anxiety and stress. (asnanportal.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Sleep Medicine requires a basic understanding of sleep/wake mechanisms and the myriad ways they are impacted by illness, lifestyle, genetics, and environment, etc. (umkc.edu)
  • disease
  • 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)
  • 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)