Sleep is not just a quality-of-life issue. Chronic sleep deprivation and poor sleep quality pose serious risks to your health. One of the biggest concerns is obstructive sleep apnea, which has been strongly linked with high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, stroke and heart attack. Apnea may also play a role in diabetes. In addition, people with sleep apnea are three to seven times more likely than others to be in a car crash.
Our Sleep Lab is over seen by Roy Kohler, MD who is Board Certified in Sleep Medicine.
Talk to your doctor about having a sleep study performed if you suffer from any of the following symptoms:
- Pause in breathing
- Gasping for air
- Unrestful Sleep
- Excessive Day-time sleep
- Abnormal night-time sleep
Under qualified medical supervision, our Sleep Study service offers accurate information needed for the diagnosis of sleep disorders.
Our service is provided with the same caring attitude you have come to expect from CMMC.
A physician’s order is required to participate in our sleep study program, under which a wide variety of conditions, such as these, may be treated:
- Neurological Disorders
- Movement Disorders
- Breathing Disorders
Our trained staff, which includes technicians and respiratory therapists, is available to answer any questions you may have regarding your sleep habits.
- No needles, no pain.
- Generally easy to tolerate and comfortable to the patient.
- Electrodes and censors measure brain waves, heart rate, movement, and blood oxygen levels.
- A technician monitors the sleep study and is available if the patient needs him.
- Your test is scored and interpreted by a qualified physician, providing information needed for an accurate diagnosis and subsequent treatment.
Home Care Needs Related to Sleep Apnea
The caring continues with assistance at home!
Our service can help determine your need for rental/purchase of health care equipment such as:
- CPAP/BIPAP machines
Patients are encouraged to talk to their physicians about possible sleep disorders. We’re here to help you get the restful sleep you need!