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How much sleep is enough? The National Sleep Foundation reports that most adults need 7-9 hours a night, although individual needs vary and may change with age. Although almost everyone is troubled by a sleepless night now and then, if you have trouble sleeping most of the time, you may have a sleep disorder.

Whether you are suffering from insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea, restless legs symptom or other issues affecting the quality of your sleep, your inability to rest could place you at risk for other serious health problems including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity and depression.

Our sleep disorder clinic takes advantage of a variety of treatments to deal with sleep problems. Unlike a typical sleep lab, we offer a comprehensive sleep clinic in a relaxed, comfortable setting. The results of your sleep study will be read by a pulmonologist, a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disorders.

Helpful Sleep Habits

  • Go to bed at the same time and get up at the same times every day - even on weekends and holidays
  • Keep your bedroom quiet, dark, comfortable, and cool
  • Use your bed only for sleeping, not for watching TV, working, or listening to music
  • Move computers, televisions, and other electronics out of your bedroom
  • Avoid large or heavy meals close to bedtime

Symptoms of a Sleep Disorder

  • Difficulty falling asleep
  • Morning headaches
  • Awakening in the night
  • Excessive daytime sleepiness
  • Loud snoring
  • Depressed mood
  • Episodes of stopped breathing
  • Anxiety
  • Sleep walking
  • Apathy
  • Lower leg movements during sleep
  • Hypertension 

Sleep Disorder Clinic

Hunt Regional Medical Center
903-408-1840