Do you toss and turn at night, wake up several times and start
your day feeling less than refreshed? Do you snore heavily, wake
with headaches or experience restless legs while you lie still?
If so, you may be one of the 50 million Americans who suffer from
sleep disorders. Texas Health
Harris Methodist Hospital Stephenville has a Sleep Lab to serve
those who get fewer winks than they should.
The Sleep Lab a two-bed clinic that brings
advanced diagnostic sleep medicine services to residents in Erath
County. Patients no longer need to travel to Fort Worth for sleep
disorder diagnosis and care.
To facilitate accurate testing, the Sleep Lab is set up like a
typical bedroom. The rooms are equipped with comfortable beds
(full or queen), a TV and tasteful decorations with bathrooms
located nearby. Recreating the home environment puts patients at
ease and helps them sleep as they would in their own bed. Snacks
including crackers, popcorn and peanut butter are also available
Patients who visit the Sleep Lab for an overnight study may be
diagnosed with any of the 85 known sleep disorders. A variety of
tests are available and can be utilized by physicians on the
medical staff to help deal with sleep problems. If you suffer
from a sleep disorder, the Sleep Lab may be just what you need to
help kick the sheep out of your bedroom.
For more information, call 254-965-8742.