Sleep Disorder Disability Injuries in Workers’ Compensation: What You Need to Know

What are Sleep Disorders?

Sleep Disorders relate to the ability of one to either sleep or be succumbed to excessive sleepiness. Sleep maintenance is frequently a term used by doctors when describing one’s quality of sleep. There are a variety of sleep disorders. Also, there a variety of causes for those sleep disorders. See AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 5th Edition. In sum, Sleep Disorders can involve the failure to be able to go to sleep or maintain sleep for a significant duration. Sleep Disorders can also involve a person’s ability to stay awake. Sleep Disorders include Insomnia, Narcolepsy, Restless Leg Syndrome, and Sleep Apnea.

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