Sleep Apnea: A Sleep Disorder

Are you excessively sleepy during the daytime? We can help! Evaluation and treatment of excessive sleepiness due to OSA, Hypersomnias and Narcolepsy are common conditions we help our patients overcome.

Sleep disorders are problems with sleeping, including trouble falling or staying asleep, falling asleep at the wrong times, too much sleep, or abnormal behaviors during sleep.

Causes, Incidence, and Risk Factors

There are more than 100 different sleeping and waking disorders. They can be grouped into four main categories:

  1. Problems falling and staying asleep (insomnia)
  2. Problems staying awake (excessive daytime sleepiness)
  3. Problems sticking to a regular sleep schedule (sleep rhythm problem)
  4. Unusual behaviors during sleep (sleep-disruptive behaviors)Sleep disorder services

Sleep Services Offered

  • Diagnosis and management of all sleep related breathing disorders e.g.
    • Obstructive sleep apnea
    • complex sleep apnea
    • periodic breathing in congestive heart failure
  • Services related to CPAP treatment, finding right device and masks to help patients acclimatize
  • Evaluation and management of Insomnia including CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy)
  • Comprehensive sleep evaluation after stroke, heart attack, and for unexplained heart rhythm problems like atrial fibrillation
  • Evaluation and management of obesity and sleep disorders.

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