Other Sleep Disorders
We can identify many other sleep disorders with a sleep study. Our certified sleep technologists along with our sleep board certified pulmonologist can help treat you for any sleep disorder.
Some common symptoms of sleep disorders include:
- Daytime drowsiness or fatigue
- Inability to fall or stay asleep
- Waking up tired
- Falling asleep at inappropriate times
- Urge to move legs at night
- Creeping feeling in your legs
- Snoring or brief pauses in breathing
Poor sleep quality and quantity can result in serious health conditions. When left untreated, sleep disorders can cause:
- Heartburn/Acid Reflux
- Heart failure
- Chronic pain
- Weight gain
- Neurological disorders
Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder in the United States. Insomnia is frustrating and disrupts your normal life function. Many adults have brief periods of insomnia throughout their lives, but when it lingers for extended periods of time, it becomes a problem. We can find and address the cause of your insomnia to help you make the necessary changes to promote a better night’s sleep.
Restless Legs Syndrome
Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disorder and affects as much as 10% of the U.S. population. It is characterized by a creeping, throbbing, or uncomfortable sensation in your legs accompanied by an overwhelming need to move them or walk around.
These sensations can keep you awake and cause you to feel fatigued and worn out throughout the day. Often, the symptoms worsen with age. Treatment lessens the symptoms of RLS and makes better sleep possible.
Narcolepsy causes patients to feel extremely sleepy throughout the day. Patients often need naps to function, despite spending plenty of time in bed at night. Other symptoms of narcolepsy include:
- Being awake at night
- Loss of muscle control
- Unable to move immediately upon waking
- Sleeping while still talking or performing tasks
- Dreaming during naps
- Rapid onset of REM sleep
It is also common for people with narcolepsy to suffer from depression. Although no cure currently exists for narcolepsy, treatments can reduce symptoms and dramatically improve patients’ quality of life.
Other Sleep Disorders
Through polysomnography, we can address other sleep disorders such as sleep walking, delayed sleep phase disorder, and shift work sleeping problems. Our team of experts can help uncover the cause of your sleep disorder and recommend effective treatments or therapies to help get you achieve a better night’s sleep and improved overall well-being.
Call for a Sleep Study Consultation
Are you suffering from a sleeping disorder and not sure how to proceed? Your primary doctor can write a referral for a sleep study. Once you call Sleep! and set up your initial consultation, we begin our partnership with you in order to achieve increased health through regular, high quality sleep.