Sleep disorders are common and can have a significant effect on how we feel and can directly affect our quality of life. In certain conditions, the bed partner may be affected as well. Sleep disorders include sleep-related breathing such as with obstructive and central sleep apnea. These disorders may be associated with cardiovascular conditions such as high blood pressure, heart attack, arrythmias, stroke as well as neurologic issues such as memory and concentration problems an can increase risk of motor vehicle accidents. Bay Area Chest Physicians are at the forefront of diagnosis and management of multiple sleep problems. These disorders include sleep apnea as well as others such as insomnia which may include difficulty in getting to sleep and staying asleep and also somewhat less common problems such as narcolepsy, sleepwalking and restless limb syndrome among others.