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Sleep Center

What is Sleep Apnea?

Sleep Apnea is a medical disorder that causes a person to stop breathing for periods of time during sleep.

Risks of Sleep Apnea

  • High blood pressure
  • Cardiac artery disease
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Fatigue
  • Decreased quality of life

Benefits of Treatment

  • Lower blood pressure
  • Decreased risk of heart attack or stroke
  • More energy and attentiveness
  • Increased effectiveness at work or at home
  • Improved overall quality of life

Now Offering

  • Polysomnogram - evaluates snoring and sleep apnea ( Periods of interrupted breathing)
  • Continuous positive airway pressure study - similar to a polysomnogram, but you wear a mask fitted around your nose and/or mouth and a technologist introduces a stream of air into your airway to help you breathe and sleep comfortably
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test - Evaluates excessive daytime sleepiness and narcolepsy and determines how long it takes you to fall asleep with monitored naps throughout the day
  • Maintenance of wakefulness test - evaluates your ability to stay awake and is an important test for pilots, long-haul truckers, and others who need to be alert for public safety
  • Home Sleep Study - a small device used at home to look for sleep apnea.

Now offering Pediatric Sleep Studies for ages 3-18 years old

Sleep Studies can be scheduled at our State-of-the-Art Sleep Lab located on second floor of Grafton City Hospital.

For Information Contact Caitlin Blair, CRT, Sleep Lab Coordinator at

(304) 265-7250

 

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