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How common are sleep disorders in adults?

William B. Salt II., MD
Gastroenterology
Approximately one-third of adult Americans complain about sleeping trouble. The National Commission on Sleep Disorders reported in 1992 that about 40 million Americans suffer from sleep-wake disorders, that many are undiagnosed and untreated, and that only one in five people goes to see a doctor about the problem.
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