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Sleeplessness and Circadian Rhythm Disorder (cont.)

Circadian Rhythm Disorder Symptoms

Symptoms commonly found in persons with a circadian rhythm disorder related to the sleep-wake cycle can include the following:

  • Difficulty initiating sleep

  • Difficulty maintaining sleep

  • Nonrestorative sleep

  • Daytime sleepiness

  • Poor concentration

  • Impaired performance, including a decrease in cognitive skills

  • Poor psychomotor coordination

  • Headaches

  • Gastrointestinal distress
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