We all have those nights: It’s difficult to fall asleep or stay asleep. Some of us can’t resist the 2 am smart phone check to read text messages or browse social media. Occasional restless nights of our own creation, increased stress at work, schedule changes, jet lag or the loss of a loved one are normal. But consistent sleep disruptions could indicate a sleep disorder.
Almost half of Americans report sleep-related problems—from minor sleep interruptions to chronic sleep disorders. That translates to roughly 162 million people attempting to drive safely and work efficiently on interrupted sleep or not enough sleep. People with sleep insufficiency are also more susceptible to chronic diseases, including:
There are more than 80 kinds of sleep disorders. The most common types are:
Factors that contribute to sleep disorders include:
Depending on the cause of the sleep disorder, treatment normally involves a combination of medical care and lifestyle changes, such as:
If your life, health and job are being impacted by poor quality sleep, interrupted sleep, insufficient sleep or daytime sleepiness, the team at Pomona Valley Health Centers is here for you. Our board-certified physicians are sleep disorder specialists who offer leading-edge diagnosis and treatment for sleep disorders.
Not only can we help you sleep better, we can care for the health and well being of your entire family. From family medicine to sports medicine and physical therapy, complete women’s health care and urgent care, PVHC offers four convenient locations throughout Southern California’s Inland Empire.
Experience comprehensive, compassionate health care that’s close to home. To schedule your appointment, call 909-630-7829 or click here to use our online form.
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