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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.

Sleep Centers at McLaren Northern Michigan

McLaren Northern Michigan, accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine since 1997, has successfully treated disorders at The Sleep Center, its state-of-the-art facility in Petoskey. With the addition of satellite centers in Gaylord, Cheboygan, and Newberry, The Sleep Center is poised to bring a better night's sleep to patients throughout northern Michigan.

Recognizing the need for sleep diagnosis, the most experienced and highly qualified physicians and technicians staff the four Sleep Center locations, assisted with state-of-the-art equipment and the latest treatment options. All four locations are accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. If you or your children are experiencing any of the symptoms noted in the Sleep Quiz, contact The Sleep Center at (866) 775-3372 or ask your primary care provider for a referral. Don't lose one more night of sound sleep.

The Sleep Center diagnoses and treats sleep disorders through four convenient outreach locations in Petoskey, Gaylord, Cheboygan, and Newberry. A team of trained professionals works together to analyze sleep disorders and to recommend treatment plans designed for each patient's individual needs. For most sleep disturbances, once an accurate diagnosis is made, effective treatment is available. For many sleep problems, an initial interview and a night in the sleep laboratory are all that is required.

Each Sleep Center offers a comfortable, cheery, home-like atmosphere with wheelchair accessibility. The Sleep Center was accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine in November 2001 and has received this accreditation in all four locations. This means that each patient is treated by trained sleep professionals and board-certified sleep physicians with the highest sleep medicine standards.

Ask your primary care provider for a referral, or call (866) 775-3372 for more information. Don't lose one more night of sound sleep.