A good night’s sleep is essential to overall health, however, a sleep disorder can significantly impact the quality of your rest — and consequently, your quality of life. For those in Tomball and north Houston experiencing sleep problems, the sleep center at HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball is here to help.
Our sleep center is led by highly-skilled physicians and certified technologists who have completed specialized training and education in sleep medicine. Our sleep center performs sleep studies on both adults and pediatric patients starting at age five. Sleep studies take place in a comfortable, home-like environment, and our sleep specialists monitor you while you sleep throughout the night.
We are located on the second floor of HCA Houston Tomball, and patients should enter through the Heart Center lobby. Take the elevators across from the Heart Center admitting area to the second floor of the hospital.
Tomball sleep disorder services
There are more than 80 different types of sleep disorders. At HCA Houston Tomball, some of the common sleep disorders we diagnose and treat include:
- Bruxism (involuntary grinding of teeth)
- Circadian rhythm disorders
- Hypersomnia (excessive daytime sleepiness)
- Periodic limb movement disorder
- Restless legs syndrome
- Shiftwork sleep disorder
- Sleep apnea
- Sleep paralysis
A sleep study is a painless test that helps our sleep specialists diagnose sleep disorders and suggest effective treatments. Monitors are placed on the patient’s body to measure brain activity, eye movement, muscle activity, heart rate, blood pressure, air flow and oxygen levels. Some of the sleep studies and treatment methods we offer include:
- In-lab sleep study
- Maintenance of wakefulness test (MWT)
- Multiple sleep latency test (MSLT)
- Sleep study with positive airway pressure treatment
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