Are you tired of feeling so tired? Do you or someone you know snore loudly on a regular basis? Don’t let an untreated sleep disorder (sleep apnea) interfere with your daily activities.
Sleep Apnea is a serious sleep disorder, and occurs when a person’s breathing is interrupted during sleep.
Sleep Center of Acadiana at Ochsner Lafayette General is the only comprehensive sleep medicine facility in Lafayette with two neurologists board certified in sleep medicine. Adam Foreman, MD, and Kevin R. Hargrave, MD, have years of experience in helping teenage and adult patients with a vast range of neurological and sleep disorders, including: Sleep Apnea, Restless Leg Syndrome and Insomnia.
Both doctors are focused on providing comprehensive treatment for your specific needs. Patients receive full service care from start to finish, including a clinical evaluation, testing and treatment in one convenient location. The center offers six beds for comprehensive sleep studies, EEG’s, Multiple Sleep Latency Tests (MSLT) and Maintenance of Wakefulness Tests (MWT). All sleep studies include a consultation with a neurologist. The Sleep Center of Acadiana has program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine by meeting AASM’s high standards of quality patient care, advocacy and education.
What are health consequences of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?
Sources: American Academy of Sleep Medicine
How do I know if I need a sleep test?
Sleep Center of Acadiana at Ochsner Lafayette General is designed specifically to diagnose and treat sleep disorders. One of our neurologists will meet with you in an initial consultation to decide if testing is needed. Sleep tests are recommended for those who are overweight, have Type II Diabetes, and those whose snoring is consistently complained about.
What are the benefits of treating obstructive sleep apnea?
Treating sleep apnea or obstructive sleep apnea can improve your overall quality-of-life. After receiving treatment, patients tend to have more energy during the day, because they are now enjoying a full night’s sleep. With this new sleep pattern other personal changes start to evolve, such as improved mood, stamina and appetite.
Sleep Center of Acadiana at Ochsner Lafayette General is located at 134 Hospital Drive, Suite 201, Lafayette, LA. Office hours are Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Friday, 8 a.m. – Noon. Overnight and weekend sleep studies are available by appointment only. For more information, or to make an appointment call 337-289-8282.