For the diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as sleep apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome and other disorders keeping you from a good night’s sleep.
About sleep disorders
Sleep is a basic necessity of life that is essential for our health and well-being. A lack of sleep can have a negative impact on your mood, thinking, relationships, work performance and long-term health.
Millions of Americans suffer from sleep-related disorders. In fact, more than 25 percent of people experience a sleep disorder at some time in their life. Sleep disorders have been linked to high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, heart disease and stroke.
If you think that you or someone you know has a sleep disorder, we can help.
Sleep care at Allina Health
Sleep centers & sleep studies
Sleep studies are tests that evaluate your sleep. They are conducted to diagnose conditions such as:
- sleep apnea
- restless leg syndrome
If you are having trouble sleeping, consider a sleep study with Allina Health Sleep Centers.
Insomnia and Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program
Behavioral sleep medicine, also known as sleep psychology, assesses and treats insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders and other sleep problems. This includes difficulty using CPAP therapy for sleep apnea.
Causes of sleep disorders
Common causes of sleep disorders include:
- use of caffeine, decongestants or other stimulants
- alcohol use
- not taking the time to sleep
- poor sleep habits
- a neurological condition