If you've looked at your sleep environment and your everyday routine to make sure you're not sabotaging your sleep and you still feel sleepy after getting 7-8 hours of rest, you should see your doctor. You may have a medical condition that is causing sleeping problems and is interfering with getting a good night's sleep.
Some general symptoms of a sleep disorder include:
- Excessive sleepiness during the day
- Trouble falling asleep or staying asleep
- Snoring or episodes of stopped breathing during sleep
- Urge to move your legs at rest or an uncomfortable feeling in the legs at night
In general, there are several basic types of sleeping disorders: