Do I Have A Sleep Disorder?
If you answer yes to any of the questions below, you may be suffering from a sleep disorder. You are not alone; more than 70 million people in the US have a sleep disorder. Read More
Why Should I Care?
Like food and water, sleep is a basic human appetite that must be met. Sleep is central to human existence and most require 8 hours per night. You must sleep to be alert, attentive and focused, in other words, to function coherently. The role of sleep may be best understood when it becomes deficient or disorders. Sleep Deprivation results in adverse effects including slowed reaction times, impaired learning and memory recall, diminished motivation and negative mood to name a few.
In addition, sleep deprivation exacerbates symptoms of many illnesses, contributes to premature death through a number of means and results in lost productivity and property destruction totaling billions of dollars annually. Read More
What I Can Do About It?
At 4BetterSleep Center we offer the best medical expertise for evaluation, the most advanced computer diagnostic technology for sleep studies, a quiet upscale overnight sleep lab and the knowledge of the latest advancement and treatments in sleep science. Read More
Do Your Snore?
One of the most common sleep disorders stems from snoring. Snoring is not only a problem for you, but a problem for your partner. Snoring, a signature symptom of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), results from a partial obstruction of the upper airway. Most people have snored at one time or another in their lives, but when you snore persistently, it may indicate Obstructive Sleep Apnea.
What Is Insomnia?
Insomnias, the most common sleep disorders, are characterized by complaints of difficulty getting to sleep, staying asleep, poor sleep quality, or any combination of these complaints. Persistent fatigue, sleepiness, lack of mental sharpness and difficulty with focus and concentration are common symptoms of insomnia. Insomnia may be a disorder unto itself or it may constitute an important component of another disorder such as depression, painful medical conditions, bad sleep habits or even some medications.
What Is Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea is a breathing obstruction, causing you to awaken to begin breathing again. Sleep apnea usually refers to the most common of the sleep-related breathing disorders, Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) which is characterized by loud and disruptive snoring and often daytime fatigue or sleepiness. The recurrent partial or complete obstructions of the upper airway disrupt sleep quality and pose serious risks such as sleep deprivation, oxygen deprivation, depression, heart attacks and even death from stroke. In many patients, sleep apnea also leads to mental and behavioral symptoms.