What is sleep disorders?
The simplest definition is any case prevents the person to enjoy high quality sleep during the night, The common cases are:
- Obstructive sleep apnea
The failure of treat them may cause health complications including: high blood pressure,irregular heart rate, and stroke.
you can identify symptoms of sleep disorders, through visit a sleep disorders consultant, who can assess the situation, know the final diagnosis and start the treatment plan, after screening in sleep laboratory.
Diagnosis and Treatment:
Diagnosis begins at the sleep diseases clinic (AIRS unit), where the specialist investigates the patient’s medical history and his/her sleep habits, then determinates whatever the condition is chronic or temporary, after the sleep test is done at sleep laboratory.
Dr. Soliman Fakeeh Hospital provides a specialized laboratory for sleep disorders.
The lab is carefully prepared to simulate the home atmosphere to provide the patient the warm and comfort.
Special devices are used to follow all functional activities of the patient while he sleeps all night.
Based on the sleep test report, the specialist can know the problem accurately and start the appropriate treatment.
The services of sleep disorder clinic:
1- Doing all types of sleep studies.
2- Diagnosing and treating different types of sleep disorder:
- obstructive sleep apnea
- central sleep apnea
- circadian rhythm disorder