Sleep Medicine

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Institute for Sleep MedicineWelcome to the Institute of Sleep Medicine. We’re glad you found us. With our help, we may be able to help you retire from counting sheep! Let’s work together to get you the sleep you need.

First, the facts. Because evidence now connects sleep disorders with cardiac conditions, Deborah’s sleep specialists and cardiologists collaborate to ensure these conditions are not treated piecemeal, and that patients receive appropriate testing for potential coexisting conditions.

One of the Institute’s strongest and most unique features is its comprehensive nature, sleep medicine specialists working in tandem with other specialists to treat all aspects of the sleep disorder.

If you have any of the symptoms below, you may have a sleep disorder.

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Sleep Apnea Syndrome Symptom Checklist

  • Snoring
  • Excessive daytime sleepiness
  • Mood swings
  • Irritability
  • Decreased concentration
  • Forgetfulness, anxiety
  • Morning headaches
  • Decreased sexual interest
  • High blood pressure
  • Carbohydrate cravings
  • Weight gain

Insomnia Symptom Checklist (Primary & Secondary)

  • Fatigue
  • Lack of energy
  • Inability to fall asleep
  • Waking earlier than usual
  • Inability to return to sleep if woken

Narcolepsy Symptom Checklist

  • Excessive daytime sleepiness
  • Sudden, severe attacks of deep sleep during daytime hours
  • Sudden loss of ability to control muscles in the body
  • Hallucinations or vivid dreams that occur just before falling asleep or just after waking up
  • Automatic behavior (patients perform routine tasks but will have no recollection doing so)