This premier facility is staffed by physicians and experts who specialize in diagnosing and treating more than 80 sleep disorders. If you suspect you or someone you care about has a sleep disorder, talk with your primary care physician about a referral.
35 Million Americans Have a Sleep Disorder
If you’re feeling sleep deprived, you’re not alone. The fact is, 7 out of 10 Americans have trouble sleeping. And whether the cause is insomnia, apnea, snoring or any of the more than 80 sleep disorders, the consequences can affect your physical and mental health in a multitude of ways. Getting good sleep is critical to your health: PacMed's Diagnostic Center for Sleep Health can help. Call us at 206.709.UZZZ (8999) for more information.
Sleep Facts: Did You Know?
Want to cut stroke risk by 1/4? Get a solid night’s snooze.
If you routinely sleep less than six hours each night, you are four times more likely to suffer a stroke. (This risk holds steady even if you are at a healthy weight and don’t have a stroke history or risk!) Source
Sleeping well can whittle obesity down to size.
Not getting enough sleep may be linked to obesity. Not sleeping well affects how your body controls your appetite, and this can lead to overeating. Source
Too much light at night and not enough sleep may raise cancer risk.
The hormones that our bodies produce at night may play an important role in fighting off cancer. But if we don’t get enough sleep, our bodies can’t produce enough of these chemicals. Source
Is a deep sleep your guilty pleasure? It may put diabetes to bed.
Many physicians believe that sleep loss can contribute to pre-diabetes. So getting enough hours of sleep and ensuring good-quality sleep may help you stay healthy. Source
Low sleep increases risk for heart disease. Save your heart for love!
Healthy, middle-aged women who don’t get a good night’s sleep have a greater than average chance of developing heart trouble. Source
You snooze, you lose? Wrong! Good sleep increases sperm count in men.
Sleep loss or poor sleep habits—even in men in their 20s—can result in 25% fewer sperm. It also may also cause sperm to be malformed. Source
If you're concerned about getting a good night's sleep, ask your primary care physician about a referral for a sleep study at the Diagnostic Center for Sleep Health. Your overnight evaluation and follow-up treatment are covered under most insurance plans.* Or call us at 206.709.UZZZ (8999) today. And say good night to sleep problems for good.
The Diagnostic Center for Sleep Health Offers:
- A first-class facility with spacious, inviting suites, comfortable beds and a full suite of services to diagnose and treat sleep disorders
- A central location at our convenient Northgate clinic
- Evaluation, review and consultation—all at one site
- An interdisciplinary team of medical specialists for a thorough diagnosis
- State-of-the-art diagnostic equipment designed for both accuracy and comfort
- Board-certified physicians and knowledgeable, professional technicians
- Seamless coordination with outside referring physicians
Our Diagnostic Center for Sleep Health has been granted accreditation by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I)
Does your insomnia keep you from getting reliable, restorative sleep? CBT-I is a safe approach to getting the sleep you need, without the use of prescription medications. Once you have your insomnia under control, you can get back to doing the things that bring you joy.
Studies have shown that CBT-I is effective for many patients. PacMed has Behavioral Medicine therapists who are trained in CBT-I.
To learn more about CBT-I, make an appointment with your PacMed primary care provider.
*While most insurance will cover your evaluation and treatment with a doctor's referral, we recommend you check with your insurance program to verify coverage.