Sleep and Neurological Issues
- Sleep Disorders (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about causes and management of sleep disorders in people with cancer.
One common problem in insomnia is that the bed has become connected with things other than sleep. This makes it hard to use the bed for sleep when you want.
One side effect of cancer and cancer treatment is sleeping too much. This is called hypersomnia, meaning "too much sleep.''
Coping with the Cognitive Effects of Brain Tumors
Brain tumors may affect your cognition, which is your ability to think, reason, and remember. Many people with brain tumors have problems with concentration, language skills, and memory, as well.
- Cognitive Disorders and Delirium (PDQ®)
Expert-reviewed information summary about cognitive disorders and delirium as complications of cancer or its treatment. Supportive care and pharmacologic approaches to the management of cognitive disorders and delirium are discussed.