Microsleeps are episodes of sleep of very short duration

Definition: an episode of sleep lasting less than 30 seconds. These are typically associated with tiredness.



(1) obstructive sleep apnea

(2) Parkinson's disease

(3) opioid overdose

(4) sleep deprivation

(5) depression

(6) medications

(7) morbid obesity



(1) impaired alertness for driving or operating machine

(2) difficulty processing information

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