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Sleep Medicine

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Do you have a sleep disorder?

  • Do you snore? (ask your bed partner)
  • Are you sleepy during the day?
  • Do you fall asleep watching T.V. or reading or talking?

(See the below Epworth Sleepiness Scale for more indicators.)

You Are Not Alone

49 million Americans have a sleep disorder and nearly 60% have a chronic condition. At least 84 disorders of sleeping and waking lead to decreased quality of life and reduced personal health. These disorders can lead to problems falling asleep and staying asleep, difficulties staying awake or staying on a regular sleep/wake cycle, sleepwalking, nightmares, leg/body movement, and other problems that interfere with sleep.

In order to lead a healthy and productive life, 7.5 to 8.5 hours of quality sleep per night is required by most people. Without it we may suffer consequences we do not even realize.

Conditions Associated with sleep-related disorders:

  • Hypertension
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes
  • Depression
  • Headaches
  • Mood Disorders
  • Memory problems

Getting help for your Sleep Disorder

Your personal physician will be able to refer you to Morton General Sleep Lab for a comprehensive diagnosis of your sleep difficulties

For more information, call 360-496-3507 or e-mail us.

In addition, the below links provide good information:

https://www.tuck.com:
https://www.tuck.com/sleep-disorders/
https://www.tuck.com/parents-guide-healthy-sleep/
https://www.tuck.com/sleep-aging/

Epworth Scale