- Do you often feel tired in the morning or become sleepy during the day at work or school?
- Do you find yourself nodding off frequently during the day?
- Do you snore or awake gasping for breath?
- Do you stop breathing at night or have you been told that you do so?
- Do you move excessively during sleep or experience periodic or chronic leg kicking that awakens you?
If you answered “yes” to to one of the questions above, you may have a sleep disorder.
Facts about sleep disorders
Talk to your physician to see if you qualify for a sleep study.Loss of sleep may contribute to strained relationships at home, unfulfilled potential on the job, and may lead to serious or even fatal accidents. Consider these facts from the National Sleep Foundation, the National Commission of Sleep Disorders Research, and the National Transportation Safety Board.
- Sleep problems increase with aging.
- The direct costs of sleepiness and lost productivity in the workplace is estimated at $18 billion.
- Drowsy drivers take the blame for at least 100,000 police-reported crashes in the United States annually.
- 74 percent of Americans suffer from debilitating sleep disorders, and the majority of them are undiagnosed.
What are the different types of sleep problems?
There are many types of sleep problems. Disorders of sleeping and waking interfere with quality of life and personal health, and endanger public health. These problems range from staying awake or staying with a regular sleep/wake cycle, sleepwalking, bedwetting, nightmares, insomnia, restless leg syndrome, snoring, and sleep apnea syndrome.
Help for sleep problems
For more than one million Americans of all ages, a good night’s sleep is elusive. However, many sleep disorders can be diagnosed and physicians can provide treatment to help. Sleep problems may be caused by disorders in various systems of the body. Sleep apnea, for example, is a respiratory disorder while narcolepsy is a neurological disorder.Centegra’s Sleep Services Department helps physicians diagnose and treat sleep disorders. The Centegra Sleep Services staff works directly with board-certified physicians to provide patients with compassionate, high-quality care.Sleep services available at Centegra range from age 5 and above. For parents of sleep services patients, there is a parent “room” available to stay in overnight during testing.
Sleep Services available at Centegra:
- Sleep Study (Polysomnogram)
- CPAP Titration Study
- Daytime Nap Series -Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
- Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT)
- CPAP Acclimation Test
- Oral Appliance Therapy
Our A.W.A.K.E. Support Group meets every quarter at the Centegra Hospital – Woodstock Heart Center Conference room. For more information, call 877-CENTEGRA.
How do I schedule a sleep study?
To schedule your sleep/nap study, call the Centegra Pre-Registration Department at (815) 334.5566.
If you have any questions about your appointment, call the Centegra Sleep Services at (815) 334.3193. Please remember to bring your physician order for the sleep study.
Centegra Sleep Services has two convenient locations:
1122 North Main Street
Algonquin, IL 60102
Route 14 and Doty Road
Woodstock, IL 60098