Circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorder is a rare sleep disorder that affects approximately 1 percent of the population. The condition is most prevalent in older adults and people with neurodegenerative disorders, like Alzheimer’s and dementia. If you’ve been experiencing irregularities in the timing, duration and stringency of your sleep cycle, you could have circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorder.
Assessing Your Risk of Circadian Rhythm Sleep-Wake Disorder
While they cannot be considered an official diagnosis, these self-assessments can help you evaluate your symptoms and better understand the likelihood that you have circadian rhythm sleep-wake disorder.