Some Sleep Disorders can Become Life-Threatening
You know that not sleeping well makes you tired during the day and can put you in a bad mood. But you may not realize that one of the most common sleep disorders ~ obstructive sleep apnea – increases your risk for life-threatening health problems. According to the Sleep Heart Health Study (SHHS). Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome increases the risks for:
- Irregular heart rate
- High blood pressure
- Increased risk for stroke
- Increased risk of death due to heart disease
- Insulin resistance, which can lead to diabetes, depriving your brain of oxygen and keeping you from the quality sleep, you need.
According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, sleep deprivation can lead to an increased risk of being involved in deadly motor vehicle accidents. Getting treated for your sleep problems can dramatically improve the quality of your life. Get the deep, restful sleep you need with our specialized care. Dr. Khan will expertly analyze the data from your sleep study and recommend the right solution for your problem.
As a neurologist with advanced training in sleep medicine, Dr. Khan is highly qualified in the treatment of all types of sleep disorders, in addition to Obstructive Sleep Apnea including Insomnia, Narcolepsy. Periodic Limb Movement Disorder Of Sleep, Restless leg syndrome, REM behavior Disorder, Parasomnias, and Circadian Rhythm Disorders. Dr. Khan has successfully completed a sleep fellowship from State University Of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook, New York, an accredited Sleep fellowship program.
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With additional seventeen years of experience, helping people with all sorts of sleep problems from excessive daytime sleepiness to complaints of insomnia, Dr. Khan has experience and expertise to manage all kinds of sleep problems. Simple lifestyle changes can make a big difference – If you are complaining of excessive daytime sleepiness, fatigue, low level of energy, weight gain, sexual dysfunction, decreased memory, concentration, or mood changes:
The Arizona Institute of Neurology and polysomnography has expertise in managing all sorts of sleep problems and is here to help. Your doctor and our team can support you in making these changes.