Are you always fighting fatigue? Wondering why you are so tired all the time? The Sleep Disorder Center at Providence St. Joseph Eureka can help.
Our specialists evaluate your sleep patterns and pinpoint the cause of your fatigue. Maybe it’s insomnia, snoring, sleep apnea, sleepwalking or another medical condition. We’ll find the best solution so you can enjoy good quality sleep.
Our goal is to restore your energy and clear your mind so that you can function well at work, school and life.
We treat medical conditions that impact how much and how well you sleep. Treatment is important because some sleep disorders pose a significant risk to your health. Conditions we treat include:
- Circadian rhythm disorders
- Excessive sleepiness during the day (narcolepsy)
- Restless leg syndrome
- Sleep apnea
- Talking in your sleep
- Trouble staying asleep or staying awake
To diagnose a sleep issue, our specialists will review your medical history and perform a physical exam. Your doctor may recommend a sleep study, which monitors your body while you sleep. A sleep study looks at brain wave patterns, eye movement, breathing rate, blood pressure, and heart rate and electrical activity.
Treatment for sleep disorders may include:
- CPAP machine (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure)
- Lifestyle changes
- Light therapy
- Medication or dietary supplements
- Relaxation techniques
- Sleep education and hygiene
- Sleep regulation
Depending on your symptoms and diagnosis, you may receive care from a variety of professionals. They are specially trained in the field of sleep disorders. Your care team may include:
- Ear, nose and throat specialists
- Internal medicine specialists
Our physicians are board-certified by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.