SERVICES

Sleep Medicine

Sleep medicine is a vital field focused on diagnosing and treating sleep disorders that can significantly impact your quality of life and health. Disorders such as sleep apnea, circadian rhythm disturbances, narcolepsy, and insomnia are just a few conditions that can disrupt restorative sleep, essential for maintaining your body’s core functions.

SERVICES

Sleep Medicine

Sleep medicine is a vital field focused on diagnosing and treating sleep disorders that can significantly impact your quality of life and health. Disorders such as sleep apnea, circadian rhythm disturbances, narcolepsy, and insomnia are just a few conditions that can disrupt restorative sleep, essential for maintaining your body’s core functions.

Adequate, restorative sleep is foundational to our well-being, influencing various aspects of our health, including:

  • Cardiac Health: Sleep affects heart health, with deprivation linked to higher risks of heart disease.
  • Metabolic Function: Quality sleep is crucial for metabolic processes, impacting weight management and the risk of diabetes.
  • Neurological Health: Sleep supports brain function, mood regulation, and cognitive processes.
  • Overall Resilience: Good sleep enhances the body’s ability to recover from stress and fight off illness.

 

Common Sleep Disorders We Treat

Our comprehensive sleep medicine services are designed to address a wide range of sleep disorders:

  • Sleep Apnea: Characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep, leading to disrupted sleep and significant health risks.
  • Circadian Rhythm Disturbances: When your internal clock is out of sync with your environment, causing sleep disturbances.
  • Narcolepsy: A chronic sleep disorder marked by overwhelming daytime drowsiness and sudden attacks of sleep.
  • Insomnia: Difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, affecting energy levels, mood, and overall health.

Adequate, restorative sleep is foundational to our well-being, influencing various aspects of our health, including:

  • Cardiac Health: Sleep affects heart health, with deprivation linked to higher risks of heart disease.
  • Metabolic Function: Quality sleep is crucial for metabolic processes, impacting weight management and the risk of diabetes.
  • Neurological Health: Sleep supports brain function, mood regulation, and cognitive processes.
  • Overall Resilience: Good sleep enhances the body’s ability to recover from stress and fight off illness.

Common Sleep Disorders We Treat

Our comprehensive sleep medicine services are designed to address a wide range of sleep disorders:

  • Sleep Apnea: Characterized by pauses in breathing during sleep, leading to disrupted sleep and significant health risks.
  • Circadian Rhythm Disturbances: When your internal clock is out of sync with your environment, causing sleep disturbances.
  • Narcolepsy: A chronic sleep disorder marked by overwhelming daytime drowsiness and sudden attacks of sleep.
  • Insomnia: Difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, affecting energy levels, mood, and overall health.

How Can We Help You?

We understand that finding the right medical provider is one of the most important decisions you and your family can make. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please reach out to us.

To reach a department or person at the Houston Family Physicians, please contact us by phone.

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