Dr. R Sangal

Sleep Medicine
Sterling Heights, MI
42 years experience male

Locations

Office

Sterling Heights, MI

Address

44344 Dequindre Rd Ste 360, Sterling Heights, MI
Directions

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About

Bio

R Bart Sangal, MD, is Director of the Sleep & Attention Disorders Institute in Troy, MI. This is one of the first freestanding accredited sleep disorders centers of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He was Chair of the AASM Health Policy Committee from 1994-1996, a member of the Board of Directors from 1996-1999, and a member of the Committee to Revise the ICSD from 2002 to 2004. He received its Mark Hatfield Public Policy Award in 2006. Dr. Sangal received his medical degree from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, and his residency training at Johns Hopkins University Hospitals in Baltimore, MD. He is Board Certified in Sleep Medicine as well as in EEG & Neurophysiology. He is also a Certified Physician Investigator by the Academy of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Investigators. His clinical and research interests include excessive daytime sleepiness, sleep apnea, insomnia, and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Clinical EEG and Neuroscience.

Specialties
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Sleep Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

171 Answers
25 Agrees
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A 48-year-old member asked:
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Depends: Sleep paralysis is waking up from sleep paralyzed (whole body), unable to move. It usually lasts a few seconds or minutes. Although it can be a sympto ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
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Dr. R Sangal answered
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Depression: Although there could be many causes, it may be that you are getting depressed.
A male asked:
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Dr. R Sangal answered
42 years experience Sleep Medicine
No: Melatonin is a zeibgeber - it signals the body that it is dark outside (and time to go to sleep). It is not a sleeping pill. Valium (diazepam) increas ... Read More
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Sep 2, 2013
An outstanding expert on sleep medicine, a wealth of knowledge, and one to follow and learn from.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sangal is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Sangal is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you for the very clear, helpful response! I had been alarmed for her sake, and now I feel like the situation probably isn't out of control, as I worried it was. It helps a lot because I live sev...Read More
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Thank you! I was also diagnosed with fibromyalgia, but with use of the CPAP, my pain is now regional and explainable (osteoarthritis, cervical spondylosis). My fatigue improved but still persists at a...Read More
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My doctor told me to take vitamin b 12 it helped for awhile starting to fall asleep when ever i sit

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Graduated 1978MD

Awards

American Academy of Sleep Medicine Mark Hatfield Public Policy Award 2006

Affiliations

Beaumont hospital
William beaumont hospital royal oak
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