KATU-2 reports on the phenomenon of people texting while asleep.

There are more than 80 different kinds of recognized sleep disorders. If untreated they can effect mood, memory and even concentration.

Today, technology has led to a “very modern” new sleep disorder – sleep texting, even shopping online, all while asleep.

At Johns Hopkins Hospital sleep expert Dr. Rachel Salas says it is a growing phenomenon and one that people prone to other sleep disorders are particularly susceptible to.