Sleep deficiency,affects people of all ages, races, and ethnicities.People who are as follows:
Have limited time available for sleep,People working long hours or more than one job or caregivers.
Caregiver is an unpaid or paid person who helps another individual with an impairment with his or her activities of daily living.
Have schedules that conflict with their internal body clocks, such as shift workers, first responders, teens who have early school schedules, or people who must travel for work.
Make lifestyle choices that prevent them from getting enough sleep, such as taking medicine to stay awake, abusing alcohol or drugs, or not leaving enough time for sleep.
Have undiagnosed or untreated medical problems, such as stress, anxiety, or sleep disorders.May have medical conditions or take medicines that interfere with sleep.
If you have or have had one of these conditions, ask your doctor whether you might benefit from a sleep study.
A sleep study allows your doctor to measure how much and how well you sleep. It also helps show whether you have sleep problems and how severe they are.