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By Amy Smith | Published July 20, 2011
Adair County area residents can choose a local provider to assess and treat their sleep disorders. Adair County Memorial Hospital, in conjunction with somniTech, Inc. provides sleep disorders testing services.
Many people believe sleepiness is way of life; however, most sleep disorders are easily diagnosed and treated. If you awaken feeling exhausted, or just as tired as when you went to sleep, then you may need to consult your family provider. There are currently 88 classifications of sleep disorders defined by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). The most common sleep disorder evaluated in a sleep center is sleep apnea. Approximately 80 million American suffer from some form of sleep disorder. Of that 80 million, approximately 30% (26 million) suffer from sleep apnea.
A sleep study, also known as a polysomnogram, is the only way a person can be diagnosed and treated for sleep apnea. This requires an overnight stay in [ … ]