Sleep Apnea Center
Central Valley General Hospital
Tired of being tired? Help is here!
|Derrick Gruen, Director of the Sleep Apnea Center, relaxes in the center's living room.
The Sleep Apnea Center, a service
of Central Valley General Hospital, is here to help you.
Poor sleep symptoms include:
- Having excessive daytime sleepiness and fatigue
- Snoring loudly with periods of no breathing
- Falling asleep while driving or doing other daytime activities
- Waking with a dry throat
- Experiencing morning headaches
- Showing irritability and mood changes
- Sleeping restlessly
If you have any of these symptoms, you may have a sleep disorder
called sleep apnea. You are not alone! At least 40 million Americans
suffer from sleep disorders, and 12 million of those have sleep
|Bedroom in Sleep Apnea Center.
Sleep apnea is a serious condition that left untreated can lead to
heart disease and stroke. With this disorder, breathing is interrupted
and air is prevented from reaching the lungs. This can lead to snoring,
excessive daytime fatigue and moodiness.
At the comfortable Sleep Apnea Center, your sleep patterns are tracked
overnight, recording valuable information that will lead to a proper
diagnosis and the best course of action for you.
Get the help you need. Call your doctor today for a referral to the
Sleep Apnea Center, a service of Central Valley General Hospital.
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