Sleep dysfunction

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Sleep dysfunction is universal in ME/CFS patients, although it can take a very wide range of forms. These include dysania, hypersomnia, hypnagogia, insomnia, light sleep, myoclonus, nightmares, night sweats, phase shifting, somnolence, and unrefreshing sleep.

Prevalence[edit]

Symptom recgonition[edit]

  • In the Holmes criteria, sleep disturbance is an optional criteria for diagnosis, under the section Minor Symptom Criteria.[1]

Notable studies[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. The 1988 Holmes Definition for CFS


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