Get Help and Support for Sleep Disorders
Sleep Disorders Australia is the peak consumer body for sleep disorders in Australia. As a voluntary, Not for Profit Health Promotion Charity, we are committed to advocating for the needs of people with sleep disorders. We work with a range of sleep health professionals, organisations, research centres, and other peak bodies to raise awareness of sleep disorders and to provide information and education with regard to the prevention and treatment of sleep disorders.
Sleep apnea occurs when the airway in the throat collapses during sleep. People with sleep apnea usually snore loudly and have restless sleep. If left untreated, sleep apnea can increase the risk of serious health problems and even death.
A neurological condition that causes an irresistible urge to move your legs when you are at rest, particularly when you're trying to sleep. It is often described as tingling, creeping, crawling, or cramping.
Restless Legs Syndrome
Narcolepsy is a debilitating neurological sleep/wake disorder. Symptoms include excessive daytime sleepiness and can also include sudden loss of muscle function, the inability to move when waking from sleep, hallucinations and disturbed night time sleep.
A neurological sleep/wake disorder which is characterised by excessive sleep and daytime sleepiness despite extraordinary amounts of good quality sleep. It is a debilitating condition often profoundly affecting all aspects of life.
Circadian Rhythm disorders
People with circadian rhythm sleep disorders are unable to sleep and wake at the times required for normal work, school, and social needs, which can severely impact their quality of life.