A person is often unaware that he or she has sleep problems. As a result, sleep disturbances may go undiagnosed and untreated for many years, and they may never get a good night's sleep.
Sometimes, the patient complains of daytime fatigue, sleep anxiety or overwhelming sleepiness. Frequently, a bed partner, rather than the patient, is the best source of information about bad sleep patterns. Some common sleep problems include the following: