A conversation about overall health
A patient is said to have comorbidities when he/she has multiple coexisting diseases. In the United States, about 80% of Medicare spending is devoted to patients with 4 or more chronic conditions. Sleep disorders present medical comorbidities quite frequently. Disorders like insomnia and hypersomnia are highly comorbid with conditions such as chronic pain and diabetes. Here are some of the most common conditions found in sleep-disordered breathing patients.