People with multiple sclerosis (MS) often need strategies for battling sleep disturbances. More than half of people with multiple sclerosis experience a sleep disorder, such as insomnia, sleep-disordered breathing (also known as sleep apnea), rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder, narcolepsy, or restless legs syndrome.
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic disease of the brain and spinal cord, also referred to as the central nervous system. Symptoms vary among people with MS, but motor and cognitive problems are among the most common — along with sleep disturbances.
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