Monday, March 26, 2018
What to look for in a Pediatric Sleep Center
Children require special attention when undergoing sleep studies so be sure to choose a sleep center with specific pediatric expertise in childhood
and adolescent sleep disorders.
Parents need to be aware of the following when finding a sleep center appropriate for their child:
The Sleep Physician should have experience in the evaluation,…
Monday, September 19, 2016
By Vicki Richmond, RPSGT, Technical Director
Home sleep testing is becoming popular with patients and and more insurance companies require them, rather than in laboratory testing as a starting
point. Home sleep tests are capable of diagnosing sleep apnea, but are unable to diagnose other sleep disorders like narcolepsy, parasomnias, and
sleep movement disorders.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Signs it’s time to see a sleep doctor
Sleeping is a natural function of the body, so it can be hard to tell when your “simple” sleep troubles are actually more complicated sleep disorders.
Many don’t even realize their poor sleep can affect other aspects of their health such as their overall heart health, managing diabetes and controlling
body weight. Many times, these sleep disorders…