Symptoms of Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders

The most common symptoms of a circadian rhythm sleep disorder are sleep problems. Examples include jet lag, especially when traveling across time zones, and a shift work sleep disorder, which affects people who work at night and sleep during the day. These disorders occur because a person's natural sleep-wake cycles are interrupted.

Other symptoms of this sleep disorder include:

  • Sleep loss
  • Excessive sleepiness insomnia
  • Depression
  • Impaired work performance
  • Disrupted social schedules
  • Stressed relationships