- Do you have trouble sleeping?
- Do you snore?
- Do you awake feeling tired?
- Have you awakened gasping?
- Do you have consistent restless nights?
- Do you awake with frequent headaches?
If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, it is time to see your doctor and talk about the possibility of Sleep Apnea or other sleep related problems. Untreated Sleep Apnea can lead to heart attacks, stroke, high blood pressure, short term memory loss and more.
Decatur County Memorial Hospital offers a state of the art Sleep Lab on the third floor (South Tower) of our facility to assist in diagnosing potential sleep disorders. Our technicians can assist, and in conjunction with your physician can help, to test and diagnose various sleep disorders. Dr. Gust Spenos visits our Outpatient Clinic and can assist with your diagnosis. A referral from your physician may be required.
Visti the Epworth Sleepiness Scale page to assess yourself.
You may research sleep disorders through our medical information links or the following sites offer some interesting information regarding sleep disorders.
• Sleep Apnea Association
• Sleep Foundation
For more information regarding our sleep lab please call (812) 663-1342.