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Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2009;5:535-40. Epub 2009 Nov 2.

Sleep disorders in Parkinson's disease.

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Department of Neurology, Parkinson's Research Foundation, University of South Florida, 12901 Bruce B Downs Florida, Tampa, FL, USA. mita_fl@yahoo.com

Abstract

Sleep disorders occur commonly in Parkinson's disease (PD), and reduce quality of life. Sleep-related problems in PD include insomnia, restless legs syndrome, rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder, sleep apnea, parasomnias, excessive daytime sleepiness, and sleep attacks. This article reviews sleep disorders and their treatment in PD.

KEYWORDS:

insomnia; restless legs syndrome; sleep apnea

PMID:
19898667
PMCID:
PMC2773284

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