The new Sleep Center at Parkview features two sleep labs available for sleep studies, and each is set-up to resemble a regular bedroom in one’s home. Undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea can cause needless suffering.
Often, many people are unaware of the symptoms, risk factors for or serious complications that can result from untreated sleep disorders.
Other sleep disorder facts include:
- Many patients are misdiagnosed with depression are actually suffering from the long-term effects of untreated sleep apnea.
- As many as twenty-five percent of people who have high blood pressure have sleep apnea.
- Patients with untreated sleep apnea are at increased risk for initial and recurrent heart attacks.
If you suspect that you or a loved one suffers from sleep apnea, contact your primary care provider. Sleep studies do require a physician’s referral, and in most cases are covered by insurance and Medicare.
For more information, call 254-562-0408, ext 1113.