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Sleep Disorders

Most people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) have trouble getting a good night’s sleep. Both disease symptoms and anti-Parkinson’s medications can interfere with nighttime rest. Fortunately, there are effective medications for many sleep problems. Some common sleep issues for people with Parkinson’s are listed below, along with tips for better sleep. If you are experiencing any of these sleep problems, tell your healthcare provider. He or she can recommend a sleep specialist, if needed, and talk to you about medications and other possible strategies to help you sleep better.

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Most people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) have trouble getting a good night’s sleep. Both disease symptoms and anti-Parkinson’s medications can interfere with nighttime rest. Fortunately, there are effective medications for many sleep problems. Some common sleep issues for people with Parkinson’s are listed below, along with tips for better sleep. If you are experiencing any of these sleep problems, tell your healthcare provider. He or she can recommend a sleep specialist, if needed, and talk to you about medications and other possible strategies to help you sleep better.

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