Sleep: Sleep aspects as a disease risk factor
Introduction: Adequate sleep is an important aspect of health. Poor sleep raises the risk of certain medical conditions, or may indicate an actual sleep disorder. For more information about sleep problems, see sleep disorders or sleep problems as a symptom.

Condition count: 4; see list of conditions below.
Risk factors: Risk Factor Center, risk factor list

Conditions list: The following list of conditions have 'Sleep' or similar listed as a risk factor in our database:


  • Obstructive sleep apnea ... snoring


  • Postpartum depression ... insufficient rest


  • Sleep apnea ... snoring
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome ... sleeping on stomach

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