Diagnosis and Treatment of Sleep Disorders, Insomnia and Sleep Apnoea. We are here to give professionals and the public in South Africa access to information, education and resources in the arena of Sleep Medicine and Sleep Disorders.
Sleep occupies approximately a third of our lives, but many people cannot get the good night’s sleep that they need. In the UK, sleep disorders affect about 770,000 people and in the USA approximately 5 million people suffer with sleep disorders. The International Classification of Sleep Disorders (ICSD) lists more than eighty four unique sleep disorders. These range from the common types such as Insomnia and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA), to the rare syndrome of Narcolepsy.