Sleep Disorders Center
Are you sleeping well? Waking up rested? If not, it could pose a more serious health threat than you think.
Getting a good night’s sleep is vital to your overall health, safety and quality of life. Ongoing sleep deficiency is linked to increased risk of heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and stroke. *With over 80 types of sleep disorders, it’s easy to see why so many of us aren’t getting the sleep we need.
The Sleep Disorder Center at Martin General Hospital specializes in diagnosing and treating sleep disorders such as insomnia, narcolepsy, sleep apnea and snoring. A sleep study monitors your sleep patterns to determine why you may be having problems. Your doctor may suggest this treatment if you experience long-term sleeplessness or other recurring problems.
Our Sleep Disorder Center is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Healthcare (ACHC). Dr. Domingo Rodriguez-Cue is our Sleep Program Medical Director.
*According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Hospital Sleep Study
For a hospital sleep study, you’ll stay overnight at the hospital in comfortable, private room. Bring anything you may need to feel comfortable and ready to sleep. A technician will apply electrodes to record sleep stages, eye movements, heart rate, breathing, oxygen levels, leg movements, and snoring. By monitoring the electrodes, the physician determines if a sleep disorder is present. Please arrive 45 minutes before your scheduled time to register at the hospital registration desk.
At-Home Sleep Study
Some patients prefer to sleep in their own bed for their sleep study or have a chronic illness that makes spending a night away from home difficult. Martin General Hospital also provides home sleep tests that you can self-administer.
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