When it comes to good sleep it isn’t only about how much you sleep. The quality of sleep is equally important.
Sleep Medicine physicians are experts in diagnosing and treating the full range of sleep disorders. After completion of initial evaluations and testing procedures, patients of sleep physicians usually received customized treatment plans to help them sleep and feel better.
Snoring is common in up to 60% of men and 40% of women. Snoring varies in terms of how it sounds and how often it occurs in individuals. Some people may snore quietly. Others may snore so loudly that they can be heard down the hall. Snoring is rarely considered to be hazardous to ones health when other symptoms aren’t present. There is some evidence that suggests snoring can lead to carotid artery atherosclerosis, a risk factor for stroke. Also, snoring in pregnancy has been linked to the risk of high blood pressure during pregnancy (preeclampsia) as well as babies that are born smaller and with lower Apgar scores. Snoring can be a sign of a more serious condition. Sleep medicine physicians offer several solutions for snoring that are proven to be effective.
Restless legs syndrome
Parasomnias & REM Behavior Disorder
The chances of having apnea when you have one of these disorders:
High blood pressure