The Sleep Disorders Center features:

  • State of the art equipment, including home-testing equipment for sleep apnea.
  • Board credentialed registered sleep technologists.
  • Physicians board certified in sleep medicine.
  • Flexible appointment scheduling.
  • Support and direction for patients who have been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea and are preparing to start therapy using Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), and for patients already using CPAP.

Restful sleep is essential to your health! The consequences of inadequate sleep can be far-reaching, including increased risk of:

  • Depression and irritability

  • Heart disease and diabetes

  • Stroke

  • Injury on the job or while driving

Types of Sleep Disorders

  • Insomnia — inability to sleep and/or be capable of remaining asleep for a reasonable period.
  • Narcolepsy — overwhelming and severe daytime sleepiness that often occurs at inappropriate times and places.
  • Nocturnal Parasomnia — a broad term used to describe various uncommon disruptive sleep-related disorders. Common parasomnias include sleepwalking, sleep talking, sleep terrors, nightmares, and teeth grinding.
  • Periodic Limb Movement Disorder (PLMD) — repetitive cramping or jerking of the legs during sleep.
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) — disorder of the part of the nervous system that affects movements of the legs.
  • Shift Workers — malfunctioning of a person's circadian system, or biological clock, causes circadian rhythm disorders.
  • Sleep Apnea — condition in which a person repeatedly stops breathing (apnea), or experiences shallow breathing (hypopnea) for short periods of time during sleep.