Having good, quality sleep isn’t just nice. It’s a necessity. If you’re one of the millions of Americans dealing with sleep deprivation or disturbed sleep, you know only too well the impact these issues can have on your physical and emotional health. Affiliated sleep specialists at Memorial Hermann have the experience necessary to diagnose and treat a wide range of sleep disorders. If you’re experiencing behavioral issues while asleep, if you have trouble sleeping, or staying awake during the day, we can help you get to the root of the problem – often with information gained from or during a sleep study.
Dr. Sudha Tallavajhula, Medical Director of the Neurological Sleep Medicine Center at TIRR Memorial Hermann, answers commonly asked questions about sleep, like “how many hours of sleep are recommended?”, “what is a sleep disorder?” and more.
The optimal amount of sleep for each person may vary, but see below for general recommendations.
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For people with obstructive sleep apnea who cannot tolerate CPAP, Inspire offers an alternative that can help improve sleep.
Memorial Hermann offers a variety of personalized sleep disorder treatment options. If you have a physician’s referral, schedule an appointment with a sleep specialist to get started.
If you or a loved one are showing signs of a sleep disorder, there are many effective surgical and nonsurgical treatment options available.
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