Sleep disorders can be serious.
Seven in 10 Americans have them, yet 95 percent of sleep problems and sleep disorders go untreated and undiagnosed. Most can be treated and managed safely and effectively. Our goal is to help you find a solution that is best for you.
Services & Specialties
Common Sleep Problems
An estimated 40 million people in the United States are affected by a sleep disorder. Common problems include:
- Sleep Apnea
- Restless Leg Syndrome
- Movement Disorders
- Extreme Sleepiness
A New Treatment Option
Inspire therapy, a breakthrough treatment for people with Obstructive Sleep Apnea, is meant for those who are unable to use or get consistent benefit from CPAP. It’s safe, clinically proven and FDA-approved to help you get the sleep you’ve been missing. Studies show patients using Inspire therapy significantly reduce sleep apnea events, increase daytime activity levels and reduce daytime sleepiness.
Pediatric Sleep Studies
We understand how sleep disturbances can impact your child’s or teen’s health and well-being. That’s why we offer specialized care for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep problems for children ages 5-16. We offer a full range of pediatric sleep services, including on-site, personalized testing and state-of-the-art studies.
Does Your Child Suffer From Any of These Symptoms?
- Enlarged tonsils/adenoids
- Attention Deficit Disorder
- Attention Deficit Handicap Disorder
- Extreme daytime sleepiness and fatigue
- Difficulty breathing
- Mouth breathing
- Restless Leg Syndrome
- Difficulty focusing/poor school performance
- Gasping or choking during sleep
- Sleep walking/night terrors
- Neuromuscular weakness
- Daytime irritability or hyperactivity
Many of these symptoms can be worsened by sleep apnea, a disorder in which breathing continuously stops and restarts throughout the night. About one to five percent of children have obstructive sleep apnea and, if left untreated, the condition can lead to other problems. Chesapeake Regional treats pediatric sleep disorders.
Pediatric sleep require a referral from a pediatrician and are scheduled after an evaluation by a sleep center physician.
Epworth Sleepiness Quiz
The Epworth Sleepiness Quiz is widely used in the field of sleep medicine to determine a patient's sleepiness. When you finish the test, your total score will appear. The scale estimates whether you are experiencing excessive sleepiness that possibly requires medical attention.