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Sleep disorders can be deadly serious.

Seven in 10 Americans have them. Yet 95 percent go untreated and undiagnosed. They result in lost productivity, medical expenses, sick leave and property damage. Most sleep problems and sleep disorders can be treated and managed safely and effectively. Our goal is to help people overcome these problems as quickly and effectively as possible.

Common Sleep Problems

An estimated 40 million people in the United States are affected by a sleep disorder. Common problems include:

  • Sleep apnea
  • Narcolepsy
  • Insomnia
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Snoring
  • Movement disorders
  • Extreme 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
  • Snoring
  • 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.

Take the Epworth Sleepiness Quiz