The Sleep Center
Are you tired of waking up and feeling as though you never slept? You might have a sleeping disorder.
At Chestatee Regional Hospital, we are committed to your nights rest.
The Sleep Lab at CRH specializes in the disorders that affect your sleep. People with sleep disorders are at a greater risk for high blood pressure, unstable high blood pressure and other heart problems. Take a closer look at your sleep so you can wake up in the morning and feel refreshed.
People who suffer from sleep disorders may have some of the following symptoms:
Increased sleepiness during the day.
Restlessness while sleeping at night.
Difficulty falling asleep.
Reduction of concentration, memory and attention.
Increased periods of urination during the night.
Sleepiness while on the job.
Inability to complete needed tasks at home.
Feelings of no sleep when you rest for eight or more hours at a time.
Weight gain that continues to increase or is difficult to lose.
Loud snoring that disturbs others around you.
Difficulty staying awake while driving.
Some of the common sleep disorders include:
Obstrutive Sleep Apnea
Periodic Limb Movement Syndrome
REM Behavior Disorder
Shift Work Disorder
There are several types of sleep studies available.
General (Diagnostic-Overnight) Sleep Study
MSLT (NAP) Study
CPAP/BIPAP Titration Sleep Study
MWT Maintenance of Wakefulness Study
General Instructions for Sleep Testing
Scheduling a Sleep Study at CRH
Organizations to Contact
American Academy of Sleep Medicine www.aasmnet.org
American Sleep Apnea Association www.sleepapnea.org
National Sleep Foundation www.sleepfoundation.org