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Sleep Disorder Treatment & Sleep Lab


Service Description

Physicians typically refer patients to the Sleep Lab when they display signs & symptoms of possible sleep disorder. Signs and Symptoms of sleep disorders may include; morning headaches, daytime fatigue, daytime sleepiness, snoring, waking up gasping for air, irritability, anxiety, depression, loss of concentration, falling asleep while driving, increased work place accidents, high blood pressure. Other circumstances in our daily lives may cause these signs and systems. Once your physician reviews your signs and symptoms along with a physical exam, he/she may determine a sleep study is right for you. During the sleep study the Sleep Technician will monitor brain waves, eye movements, muscle activity, multiple breathing variables, heart rate/rhythm, position, limb movements, and blood oxygen levels during sleep, using specialized recording equipment. Sleep Problems and Disorders have been linked to a multitude of short and long-term health problems. Studies have shown that some patients with chronic sleep disorders may be at higher risk for Blood pressure and Heart Disease. If you feel that you or someone you know may be suffering from a sleep disorder, there is help. Contact your Family Physician to discuss your symptoms or click on Ask The Expert. Memorial Hospital has been providing Sleep Diagnostic testing since 1998. Memorials Registered Polysmnographist (Sleep Technician) is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Memorial Hospital is also a Community Sleep Awareness Partner of the National Sleep Foundation. Memorial Hospital Offers the Home Noxturnal Sleep Study This new service is available to qualifying patients for simplification, increased efficiency in the comfort of their own home. This portable monitor is very easy to use with a full set up and instruction by a sleep specialist from Memorial Hospital. Contact your provider to find out if you are a candidate. To learn more about our sleep center or services we provide, please call 618-826-4581 Sleep Lab ext. 1106 | Cardiopulmonary ext.1283 HOURS: Cardiopulmonary Mondays-Friday 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Weekends and Holidays 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sleep Lab Tech Hours: Sundays-Tuesdays 6:30 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Scoring Tech Hours: Tuesdays-Thursdays 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Director’s Sleep Lab Hours: Tuesdays-Thursdays 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. On call coverage 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: Call our toll free number 833-687-6502

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