During sleep, the body repairs and renews itself. The brain, cardiovascular system, immune system, and other important parts of the body rely on sleep to function properly. If you do not get enough sleep, you may experience: increased stress, impaired memory, shortened temper, lower motivation, and/or problems with decision making and doing tasks.
According to the National Sleep Foundation, roughly 50 percent of the adult population suffers from difficulty sleeping. Could the lack of sleep be affecting your life? Find relief for sleep disorders such as:
- Daytime somnolence
- Difficulty sleeping
- Loss of energy
- Morning headaches
- Night terrors
- Obstructive sleep apnea
- Restless legs syndrome
- Sleep paralysis
- Sleep schedule disturbances
Is it time to see a sleep specialist? Here are some tools to help you determine if you’re sleeping well:
Schedule an appointment
To schedule an appointment or consultation with a HCA Midwest Health sleep specialist please call (913) 541-7478 or (816) 751-4884.
Visit the National Sleep Foundation for more information about sleep disorders.
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