Our Sleep Center team helps to diagnose and treat patients with sleep-related disorders. Occasionally, a sleep disorder workup is essential when dealing with respiratory issues, including shortness of breath, cough, CHF, as well as difficulties falling or staying asleep, breathing issues while asleep, daytime sleepiness, insomnia and other abnormal nighttime occurrences.
Early symptoms of sleep problems may include irritability, drowsiness, weight gain, hypertension, difficulty concentrating, and morning headaches.
If you are plagued by sleep-related problems, our team can perform a sleep test to help identify causes. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of:
Sleep is not just resting or taking a break from busy routines – it is essential to physical, mental, and emotional health. Adequate sleep may also play a role in helping the body recover from illness and injury. Inadequate sleep over a period of time is associated with obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and depression. The emotional and mental benefits of sleep are also significant. Even occasional sleeping problems can make daily life feel more stressful and less productive. Some people with chronic insomnia are more likely to develop psychiatric problems. Studies indicate that those who said they had trouble getting enough sleep reported impaired ability to perform tasks involving:
Loss of sleep is believed to contribute to strained relationships at home, unfulfilled potential on the job, and can also be dangerous, leading to serious or even fatal accidents. Consider these facts from the National Sleep Foundation:
Although sleep needs vary from person to person, generally, most healthy adults need no more than of 7 to 9 hours of sleep a night. If you have some of the following problems, you may need more sleep, or a better quality of sleep, than you are getting:
There are many types of sleep problems. Disorders of sleeping and waking interfere with quality of life and personal health, and endanger public health. These problems range from staying awake or staying with a regular sleep/wake cycle, sleepwalking, bed-wetting, nightmares, insomnia, restless legs syndrome, snoring, and sleep apnea syndrome.