Lack of sleep causes both men and women of all ages problems with concentration, performing daily tasks, mood, and even your general health. You probably already know that sleep is essential for physical and mental health, but did you know that it can also impact things like your weight and memory loss? Our Florida Pulmonary Associates & Sleep Centers can help you tackle difficult sleep disorders that affect your daily life and help you live a happier, healthier life.
Our sleep centers have been providing sleep disorder treatments for over 30 years. We treat a variety of common sleep disorders including chronic insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome and even excessive snoring. We use a variety of treatments to help patients develop a regular night time routine, explore possible treatment options and also support patients as they make lifestyle changes that can drastically improve their sleep health.
If you suffer from lack of sleep every night or you regularly wake up late for work due to tossing and turning all night, it might be time to consider a sleep study. When working to perform daily tasks, if you have trouble concentrating and finishing projects or your moods are erratic and your energy level is consistently low, it’s time. Lack of sleep has started taking its toll on your daily life, but we can help get you back on track.
Below are seven ways our sleep center can change your life for the better.
7 Ways Participating in a Sleep Study Can Improve Your Life:
Better Memory and Concentration
Treatment for your sleep disorder leads to improved memory and concentration. Oftentimes, lack of sleep leads to increased trouble studying, working and performing daily tasks. When you start your treatment, you will start to find it easier to focus on completing tasks and projects, and you’ll realize that you make fewer mistakes. Bonus, better sleep health can also help you feel more creative!
Improved Emotional Wellbeing
Lack of sleep can often lead to feeling irritable and poor judgment when making decisions. You may find yourself getting angry more easily with family and co-workers. Sometimes you may get so upset that you cry over the simplest things. The right sleep therapy can help you improve your emotional stability. This will restore your peace of mind and help you to feel better during the day.
Increased Natural Energy Levels
If you feel like you have to drag yourself through the day drinking copious amounts of coffee and eating sugary, junk food to keep you going - you’re not living your healthiest life. Due to your lack of sleep, it may also be hard to find the inspiration to exercise or even perform your daily tasks and chores. Our sleep studies help us also devise a treatment plan for you that will include diet, exercise and lifestyle changes that lead to increased natural energy levels.
Better Weight Management
Sleep problems often lead to poor eating choices and lack of discipline with dieting. Sleep disorders can cause the body to have problems burning calories and lead to increased appetites. Oftentimes, lack of sleep can lead to your food not being processed properly in the body because of your irregular habits. When people get their sleep routine back on track, paired with a healthier diet plan, many sleep medicine patients will see significant weight loss.
Protection Against Illness
A good night sleep reduces the chance of inflammation in your cardiovascular system which reduces the chance of heart disease. Better sleep habits can also help control blood pressure and cholesterol issues. When we sleep, our body also produces more protein molecules that protect against infections, which is why your doctor recommends that you rest when you get a cold. Resting can help keep your mild cold from developing into a more serious issue!
Fewer Accidents on the Road, Work, or Home
All too often, a lack of sleep is the culprit of minor or serious car accidents on the road. Many patients with severe sleep disorders have even reported falling asleep while they’re behind the wheel! Getting treatment for your sleep disorder can decrease your chances of accidents that threaten your life and the lives of others around you.
If you feel like any of the scenarios above apply to you, consider participating in a sleep study to evaluate your overall sleep health and we’ll offer treatment options that work for you. Schedule an appointment online today or check out more resources we have on sleep medicine and our treatment options.