Sleep disorders can affect lives in many ways through disturbance of our rest. Patients may suffer symptoms of fatigue, sleepiness, forgetfulness, and poor concentration from sleep loss. Sleep apnea can cause long-term consequences affecting cardiovascular health. Cardiovascular issues are the number one cause of death, and studies show individuals with untreated sleep apnea are three to five times more like to suffer a heart attack or stroke. There is also a direct correlation between sleep disorders and diabetes, vascular disease, and high blood pressure.
Studies show Sleep Apnea is a condition affecting 18% of the American Population, but unfortunately, many people just don’t take their sleep seriously, and over 90 percent of the Americans with sleep apnea are undiagnosed and untreated. In addition to placing themselves at risk they are also endangering others as a consequence of drowsy driving. Please take your sleep seriously. If you or someone you know experiences any of these symptoms or has a history of heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, or diabetes; schedule an appointment today.
We offer a full range of services including in lab sleep studies; home sleep studies, CPAP management, and activity monitoring are available at the clinic to assist in the care of sleep disorders such as:
- Sleep apnea
- Sleep walking
- Childhood sleep disorders