Sleep is just as important as diet and exercise. The repercussions of poor sleep habits can be serious. Poor concentration, memory loss, depression, irritability, asthma and allergies, poor job performance, accidents, and/or poor physical health can all be a result of lack of sleep.
Our board-certified physicians can evaluate, prescribe testing, diagnose and treat sleep disorders in children and adults. Our expert technologists provide comprehensive care for adults and children, including:
• Overnight sleep studies at the Center
• Daytime studies at the Center for those who work nights
• Home studies using equipment delivered to your home
Conditions Treated Include:
Sleep apnea – A closing of the airways that interrupts breathing for a few seconds and prevents deep sleep. This can happen hundreds of time during sleep.
Narcolepsy – An abnormal sleep cycle characterized by disturbed nighttime sleep and excessive tiredness during the day. People who suffer from narcolepsy can fall asleep and enter REM (rapid eye movement) sleep – a normal stage of sleep – rapidly.
Restless legs syndrome – Discomfort in the legs that prevent the suffer from falling asleep.
Periodic limb movements – Movement, usually of the legs, that occurs throughout the night and interrupts sleep.
Parasomnias – A condition that includes sleep terrors, sleepwalking and sleep talking and occurs during various stages of sleep.
Sleepiness- the sudden recurrent uncontrollable compulsion to sleep
Insomnia- the persistent problem of falling and staying asleep.