Sleep Problem Caused by Illness

Many illnesses can cause sleep problems. A few examples are: Heart problems, such as heart failure or chest pain (angina). Circulation problems in your legs, such as peripheral arterial disease. Chronic breathing problems, such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Digestive problems, such as…

Sleep Problem Caused by Illness

Sleep Problem Caused by Illness

Many illnesses can cause sleep problems. A few examples are:

  • Heart problems, such as heart failure or chest pain (angina).
  • Circulation problems in your legs, such as peripheral arterial disease.
  • Chronic breathing problems, such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • Digestive problems, such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Credits

Current as ofJune 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

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