There are actually many different types of sleep disorders, each with its own unique symptoms and characteristics. The term itself is used in reference to any condition that interferes or otherwise affects the person’s ability to get restful sleep. Some of the most common sleep disorders are insomnia, night terrors, and bruxism. Although few sleep disorders are dangerous to health, they may hint at a much more serious problem and they can affect life adversely if left untreated. Marijuana has proven to be one of the most effective sleep aids around, and it has the benefit of having none of the side effects commonly associated with sleep medications.