Feel tired or groggy during the day? Snore loudly? Sleep
restlessly? If so, you are not alone. The American Academy
of Sleep Medicine recognizes more than 80 disorders that
prevent adequate sleep.
Good news. Help is available at a Texas Health sleep
clinic. Our physicians can evaluate a patient's sleep
patterns in the comfortable sleep lab, diagnose the problem
and provide the appropriate treatment.
Sleep Medicine for a Wide Range of Disorders
A sleep study at a Texas Health Hospital may help diagnose:
Apnea (OSA): Characterized by loud snoring, with
pauses and gasps that intermittently halt breathing. It
is associated with unrefreshing sleep, daytime
sleepiness, high blood pressure, heart attack and stroke.
Leg Syndrome (RLS): Characterized by an
irresistible urge to move the legs due to unpleasant
tingling sensations in the lower extremities when at
rest. It may be associated with periodic limb movement
syndrome, a condition characterized by involuntary
jerking or bending of the legs or arms at regular
intervals during sleep.
Characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness, muscular
weakness when angry or laughing, sleep paralysis and
overactive dreams during the onset of sleep. It can
develop suddenly or over many years in adolescence or
early adulthood, and its symptoms can last a lifetime.
be caused by many factors, including psychological
issues, breathing problems and movements during sleep. It
is characterized by difficulty falling or staying asleep
and by fatigue during wakefulness.
See a Sleep Medicine Specialist
Don't go another night without getting the rest you need
and deserve - make your appointment at Texas Health sleep