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Do you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? Do you snore loudly? Do you feel sleepy during the day?
If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, you may have a sleep disorder and ECHN's Sleep Disorders Center at Manchester Memorial Hospital is here for you.
Find out more about our services by calling the ECHN Sleep Disorders Center at 860.647.6881.
There are more than 80 sleep disorders recognized by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, so getting the right diagnosis is important. Some of the more common sleep disorders diagnosed at the ECHN Sleep Disorders Center include:
Are you wondering if you may have a sleep disorder? Complete the Epworth Sleepiness Scale questionnaire to help you decide if you should seek help for a sleep problem.
Meet the sleep medicine specialists on the ECHN Medical Staff.
The cause of sleep problems can be discovered through a sleep study, which is conducted overnight in a quiet wing of the hospital. You settle in a private, homelike room, where you can read or watch TV until you fall asleep.
While you sleep, monitors measure your brain wave activity, breathing, heart rhythm, eye movements, chest movements, arm and leg movements, and oxygen level. In the morning, you go home or to work, and the data collected is analyzed.
For certain patients a home sleep study may be appropriate. Your doctor or a sleep specialist can help determine which type of test is right for you. The ECHN Sleep Disorders Center can provide you with either option.
Appointments for sleep studies are made with a doctor’s referral. Download an order form for a sleep study