The Sleep Center of Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake provides treatment designed to alleviate or prevent these complications and help sufferers enjoy a good night's rest. The Sleep Center has a specially trained team and technologically advanced sleep laboratory. The team offers expert evaluation and individualized treatment to help persons get the sleep they need. TIRED OF BEING TIRED? YOU'RE NOT ALONE.
More than 40 million Americans suffer from a chronic sleep disorder, and millions more have occasional sleep problems. Sleep disorders can disrupt a personʼs home, work and family life. Left unchecked, sleep problems can lead to a variety of complications and illnesses, some serious.
For an informative overview on why sleep is important, facts about sleep disorders, and help for sleep problems, click here for our Sleep Resource Center.
What is a Sleep Study?
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COMMON SLEEP DISORDERS
Sleep apnea is the interruption of breathing during sleep, often characterized by loud snoring. Breathing may stop for 10 seconds to as long as two minutes.
Insomnia is the inability to fall asleep or stay asleep. Persons who have difficulty falling asleep two or more times a week may be chronic sufferers.
We coordinate our specialized care with your primary physician as required. We work with many insurance plans.
HOW ARE SLEEP DISORDERS DIAGNOSED?
The Sleep Center team evaluates each patient's sleep patterns to diagnose the problem. In some cases, patients may need extensive testing overnight in a sleep lab room. While patients sleep in one of our private, comfortable rooms, clinical technicians closely monitor indicators such as eye and limb movements, heart rate, breathing patterns, blood oxygen levels and brainwave activity.
What Do You Know About Sleep?
Sleep is as important as the food you eat and the air you breathe. Find out more about sleep by taking this quiz.
Click here and take the online Sleep Quiz
If you have a sleep disorder, don't suffer. Help is available at The Sleep Center. To learn more, call 214-324-6042.