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What are Sleep Disorders?
are more than 90 types of sleep disorders. Some have serious health
implications and some are relatively small. Sleep disorders are
posing a threat to the general public and have additional health
risks for the public. Constant fatigue and drowsiness have been
shown to be contributing factors in traffic and industrial accidents
caused by sleep disorders.
and Respiratory Care Center is devoted to diagnosis and treatment
of a wide range of sleep disorders, such as:
(Nightmares, Bedwetting, Night Terrors, Sleepwalking)
Periodic Limb Movement
most serious and common sleep disorders are:
Apnea: People with sleep apnea often pause in their breathing
several times each night while they sleep. Loud snoring may not
be just an annoyance, it may be a symptom of sleep apnea. After
each pause, individual with sleep apnea often experience loud snoring,
gasping as they struggle to breathe again and choking. People who
suffer from sleep apnea, experience constant fatigue and drowsiness
and when not treated, increases the risk of high blood pressure,
heart disease and stroke.
This is triggered by an emotional situation and lasts long after
the situation has passed. Some symptoms may be trouble falling asleep,
staying asleep or waking up too early.
Symptoms include muscle weakness and paralysis when falling asleep
or waking up. Those who suffer may fall asleep or have difficulty
remaining awake and alert during their daily activities.
happens in a sleep study?
will be spending a night or two in a private sleep lab equipped
with closed-circuit television and microphones. Sensors will be
applied to your head, face, abdomen, legs and chest and our technicians
will monitor and record your sleep activites throughout the night.
information recorded during a sleep study will be interpreted by
a board certified physician and a treatment plan will be generated.
Almost every health insurance is now covering sleep studies but
please double check with your provider before you scedule one.
the Snore Score Test!