Improve Your Rest with our Sleep Clinic

Our Sleep Medicine team uses advanced technology to diagnose and treat sleep disorders at a variety of locations throughout the community.

To schedule an appointment, call 216-778-3441.

 

Sleep Medicine

Sleep Medicine

MetroHealth's Sleep Medicine team is made up of dedicated nurses, nurse practitioners and board-certified physicians who are focused on ensuring that you get a good night's rest. The MetroHealth Center for Sleep Medicine main campus is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Our team is involved in research that benefits people around the world.

Our Sleep Medicine team uses advanced technology to diagnose and treat sleep disorders. A simple treatment can make a huge difference—often without medication. No matter what kind of sleep problems you're experiencing, you'll receive individualized, patient-centered care.

We conduct sleep studies for kids and adults at several locations, please ask about your options when scheduling your appointment.

Sleep Conditions We Treat

  • lnsomnia: Difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, waking too early or not sleeping well characterizes this condition.
  • Narcolepsy: People with this disorder have trouble staying awake, and in severe cases, they may suddenly fall asleep during the day.
  • Parasomnias: Involuntary, abnormal behaviors during sleep, like sleepwalking, are part of this sleep disorder. People with this issue may sleep well, but they may put themselves or others in danger while they sleep.
  • Restless legs syndrome: People with this disorder experience unusual sensations in the legs, often while they're trying to relax or sleep. The sensation can be eased by moving or stretching the legs, and that need to move can keep people from sleeping.
  • Shift work: People with unusual work schedules may find it hard to sleep.
  • Sleep apnea: People with this sleep disorder experience unusual breathing patterns while they sleep. Sometimes, breathing is shallow. Other times, it stops altogether. As a result, people with sleep apnea have extremely fragmented sleep, and they often feel weary throughout the day.

Personalized Treatment

Prior to your first visit, complete our sleep questionnaire. Pinpointing the source of sleep troubles often requires unique tests, including a polysomnogram—also called a sleep study.

For the study, we ask you to come to one of our sleep clinics. You sleep overnight  in a private room while we record your nighttime sleep patterns. To do this, our technicians attach electrodes to your head to monitor brain waves, muscle movements, breathing, snoring and heart rate. Soft belts around your chest and waist monitor breathing. A sensor attached to your finger keeps track of heart rate and blood oxygen levels.

During the follow-up appointment,  your sleep medicine physician will discuss the findings and next steps. These could include snoring remedies or getting a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine. A CPAP machine sends a steady flow of pressurized air to your airway, so your body has enough oxygen while you're sleeping. Most CPAP machines are smaller than a shoebox, and most people use a mask that covers only the nose.

To schedule an appointment, call 216-778-3441.

We see patients referred to clinic at our main campus and our satellite locations. We have 3 sites where we perform sleep studies:

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