Sufficient, healthy sleep is good medicine for your body. It allows your body and mind to recharge, reduces stress and reduces the risk of chronic diseases. For people who struggle with getting quality sleep, the sleep disorder clinic at HCA Houston Healthcare Southeast is here to help.
We have board-certified sleep medicine physicians who specialize in the clinical assessment, testing, diagnosis, management and prevention of sleep disorders. You may also work with therapists and registered technologists who use the latest equipment to monitor your sleep and make an accurate diagnosis for your sleeplessness.
Our sleep clinic has private rooms that include all the comforts of home, including a flat-screen television and walk-in shower. Each room is wheelchair- and bariatric-accessible.
Southeast Houston sleep disorder services
According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, approximately 70 million people experience sleep disorders each year. There are a variety of sleep disorders that can affect the amount, timing and quality of sleep someone receives. Some of the common sleep disorders we diagnose and treat include:
- Bruxism (involuntary grinding of teeth)
- Hypersomnia (excessive daytime sleepiness)
- Periodic limb movement disorder
- Restless legs syndrome
- Shiftwork sleep disorder
- Sleep apnea
- Sleep paralysis
We also treat sleep disorders in children, starting at three years old, who may suffer from:
- Breathing problems or loud breathing
- Difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep
- Parasomnias: night terrors, teeth grinding and sleepwalking
- Resistance to sleep
- Unusual waking at night
If left untreated, sleep disorders may increase your risk of developing chronic medical problems such as obesity, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, depression and stroke. To diagnose and treat sleep disorders, we use a variety of sleep studies and treatment methods, including:
- In-lab sleep study
- Maintenance of wakefulness test (MWT)
- Multiple sleep latency test (MSLT)
- Sleep study with positive airway pressure treatment
We provide quick, accurate results so our sleep medicine physicians and specialists can recommend the best treatment for you. If you need an expert to help address your sleep concerns, make an appointment with one of our sleep medicine physicians.
Sleep disorders at HCA Houston Healthcare
Sleep disorders refer to changes in sleep patterns that can affect the amount, timing and quality of sleep someone receives. They can also be related to mental health issues. Common sleep disorders include insomnia, sleep apnea and narcolepsy.Learn about Sleep disorders