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What Type Of Doctor Would I Go To In Order To Get A Sleep Disorder Diagnosed
Pulmonologist: Most sleep disorder centers are run by pulmonary specialists with a special interest in sleep disorders. Sleep apnea is a common problem & treatment often involves respiratory care. Occasionally, a neurologist may also do a sleep eeg study to identify various forms of sleep related seizures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sleeping difficulty can involve difficulty falling asleep when you first go to bed at night, waking up too early in the morning, or waking up often during the night. It can also involve combinations of these patterns. Most newborns wake several times during the night, but by the age of 6 months they usually sleep through the night. At age 1, babies will sleep an average of 16 out of every 24 hours. Two to three hours of this sleep will ...Read more
Sleep specialist...: Usually someone trained in pulmonary medicine.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have REM sleep disorder and my doctor presribed melatonin(5mg) which i've used for 5 months now with no
improvement. Any suggesttions?
What is the medical term for a doctor who specialises in sleep disorders I have trouble falling asleep at night and was curious?
Sleep Specialists: American academy of sleep medicine (aasm) or american board of sleep medicine is the medical board that certifies doctors (neurologist, pulmonologist) as "board certified" in sleep medicine. Dentists who are treating sleep disorders with oral appliances are often members of the american academy of dental sleep medicine. Hope it helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
More info needed: Why do you do this? Are you simply not tired until 48 hours goes by? Have you tried a warm shower, soft lights, soft music, a darkened room? A regular work or school schedule? Mellitonin may be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more
Sleep disorder: First start with a good assessment from a Psychologist or Physician sleep disorder expert. Some sleep solutions are simple, but if you have had difficulty for years, you need to stick with it and do sleep diaries and behavioral experiments. A sleep expert will also know if you need a medical assessment to rule out other medical conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dreams: There is no scientifc validity to theories of dream interpretation and much of Hobson and Stickgold's reasearch has disproven Freudian dream interpretation. Dream work occurs a a cellular level and the most important thing to remember is that we want to peacefully sleep through them. See provider info and book. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a sleep disorder and have been taking Ambien to help me fall asleep. I want to get off these pills.?
What are the possible causes of night terrors in a healthy, 22y/o female? There is no history of any type of abuse and no other known sleep disorder.
Even after 8 hours of sleep, i get extremely sleepy 2 hours later. The sleepiness continues randomly throughout the day. Sleep disorder or...?
Sleep Disorder: It seems like inspite of regular daily 8 hour sleep, you still feel sleepy, it is possible that you may have sleep apnea, restless legs, plms, or other sleep condition interfering for your ability for solid sleep and hence making you still sleepy please do a sleep study in lab asap thanks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Regarding babies, if a baby awakens in the night for feeding, one should not turn on bright lights. Keep the room dark and quiet. Use night lights, if needed. Keep the feeding as brief and low-key as possible. Do not entertain the baby. When the baby has been fed, burped, and calmed, return him to bed. With this routine, the baby will become used to it and go to sleep on ...Read more
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