What is a Sleep Study?
Generally, a sleep study describes any test for diagnosing and/or treating sleep problems. Read More
What is Sleep Apnea?
Sleep Apnea is the cessation of breathing (for 10 seconds or more) during sleep. There are 3 predominant types of sleep apnea: Obstructive, Mixed, Central. Obstructive Sleep Apnea is the most common form and the hallmark symptom is snoring.
What is Narcolepsy?
Narcolepsy is a neurological condition that is characterized by the irresistible desire to sleep at times when sleep is not wanted or is not appropriate. This condition, when severe, can be very debilitating.
What Are the Symptoms of Narcolepsy?
The main chrematistic of narcolepsy is overwhelming excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS). Even when the person gets an adequate amount of nighttime sleep, the fatigue may still linger. A person who suffers from Narcolepsy may take daytime naps without warning, as falling asleep may become irresistible. In addition, night-time sleep may become fragmented with frequent awakenings.
Getting Help and a Better Night’s Sleep
If you feel you have a sleep disorder and would like more information about our services, please give us a call. A sleep study is not painful as there is nothing invasive done during the procedure. A diagnosis of a sleep-related breathing disorder is easily treatable in most cases and will improve health and quality of life.