- Expertise and experience. Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience treating sleep-related eating disorder and other disruptive sleep-related disorders (parasomnias). One of the earliest reports about this condition and its association with sleeping pills came from Mayo Clinic.
- Team approach. Your multispecialty team of experts in sleep disorders may include psychiatrists, neurologists, pulmonologists, pediatricians, psychologists or other specialists, if needed.
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