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Glens Falls Hospital Sleep Disorders Center
- Snoring, interrupted by periods of silence or pauses in breathing (Sleep Apnea)
- Snorting or gasping during sleep
- Morning headache
- Excessive sleepiness or fatigue during the day
- Sexual dysfunction
- Restless sleep
- Sleepy driving
If you or someone you know has one or more of these symptoms, The Glens Falls Hospital Sleep Disorders Center can help.
The Sleep Disorders Center received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). The 5-year accreditation is awarded to sleep centers that meet or exceed all standards for professional health care as designated by the AASM, including personnel, facility and equipment, policies and procedures, data acquisition, patient care, and quality assurance.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why should I choose the Sleep Center at Glens Falls Hospital?
- Professional Expertise: Patients are provided with comprehensive care through a coordinated team of consultants that includes specialists in all aspects of sleep medicine.
- State-of-the-Art Technology: Our lab features the most up-to-date diagnostic technology to monitor your breathing, heart rhythm and blood oxygen level, and all other aspects of your sleeping patterns.
- Continuity of Care: Your primary care physician remains in charge throughout the diagnosis and treatment of your sleep disorder.
- Patient Convenience: Our Sleep Center is located close to the Glens Falls Hospital, so you'll be diagnosed and treated close to home.
- Staff: The Sleep Technologists are licensed Respiratory Therapists or Polysomnographic Technologists with specialized education and credentialing in sleep medicine.
How are sleep disorders treated?
Proper treatments depend on an accurate and appropriate diagnosis. Treatment options include positive airway pressure (PAP), weight loss programs, surgery, medications or dental appliances.
How do I make an appointment?
Referrals must be made by your primary care physician, pulmonologist or ENT specialist.
Will my insurance cover my care?
Most insurance plans cover the testing, treatments and durable medical equipment needed to diagnose and treat sleep disorders. Consult your insurance contract or call your insurance company for specific details.