Bluffton Regional Sleep Disorders Center
Regular, restful sleep is vital for maintaining emotional and physical well-being. Did you know that there are more than 80 classified sleep disorders? Sleep disorders can lead to memory loss, irritability, depression, and sexual dysfunction. Sleep disorders may also affect job performance and relationships, and some can even be life-threatening because they create a greater risk of obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.
It is estimated that about half of all Americans experience some sort of sleeping problem at some time during their lives.
Our Experienced Staff Can Help!
Most sleep disorders can be managed or even corrected if properly diagnosed and treated. The Bluffton Regional Sleep Disorders Center is one of the most advanced sleep study centers in the region. All procedures, including lab testing, are supervised by a sleep coordinator who is trained and experienced in sleep medicine. Sleep studies are administered by registered respiratory therapists and sleep technicians specially trained to ensure accurate results. Our team can help determine the origin of your sleep disorder, its effects on your health, and how to treat it.
Do I Have a Sleep Disorder?
Click here to see an overview and symptoms of sleep disorders.
Sleep Disorder Symptoms
If you suffer from any of these symptoms, you may have a sleep disorder. Talk with your doctor and ask if you need a referral to the Bluffton Regional Sleep Disorders Center.
- Awakening after a few hours and can’t fall back to sleep
- Confusion or brief memory loss upon awakening
- Excessive daytime sleepiness
- Excessive sweating while sleeping
- Falling asleep at inappropriate times
- Feeling sleepy during the day
- High blood pressure
- Insomnia or lack of restful sleep
- Irregular pounding or beating of the heart
- Loud snoring, snorting, or gasping for breath during sleep
- Not feeling rested after 7-8 hours of sleep
- Personality changes
- Taking more than 30 minutes to fall asleep
- Tingling or aching in legs that is only relieved by moving or massaging them
- Unexplained morning headache
- Weight gain