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McLaren Northern Michigan Ranked Among Best Hospitals in the Country
Top 10 in the state, 5-Star CMS Rating, Magnet Designated Hospital
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EEG Lab Re-accredited
ABRET supports an accreditation program for EEG Laboratories meeting technical standards and demonstrating quality output. 
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5-Star Hospital Rating from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
A 5-star rating places McLaren Northern Michigan in the top 2.2% of hospital in the country.

Sleep

Sleep disorders are at best, life-disrupting. At their worst, life-threatening.

In Michigan alone, thousands of people suffer from a sleep disorder of one form or another. Some have severe snoring with airway obstruction and irregular breathing (Sleep Apnea); some can't get enough sleep (Insomnia), and some can't seem to stop falling asleep (Narcolepsy). Disorders such as insomnia and sleep apnea impair the ability to function normally while awake and can seriously endanger health. They cause many people difficulty at work, at home, and while driving as well as impacting various areas of personal health. Common disorders include trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, difficulties staying awake or adhering to a consistent sleep/wake cycle, sleepwalking, nightmares, severe snoring and breathing problems, and other problems that interfere with getting the downtime your body truly needs. Rest assured, sleep disorders can be identified and treated.

If you have sleep apnea, there is a device called a CPAP that you can wear when sleeping that assists you in breathing. As a result, a restful night's sleep can occur and symptoms such as falling asleep while driving, nodding off to sleep at work, irritability and lack of energy may disappear.

Severe snoring, periodic limb movements (PLM), restless leg syndrome (RLS), narcolepsy, insomnia, and parasomnias are serious conditions that may disrupt your sleep and can be diagnosed at the sleep center through a sleep study.

Meet Our Providers

 

Mary O'Connor, D.O.

Specialty:
Critical Care, Pulmonology, Sleep Disorders

 

Scott Simecek, D.O.

Specialty:
Critical Care, Pulmonology, Sleep Disorders