The Patients First Sleep Center provides comprehensive services related to the diagnosis and treatment of all types of sleep problems experienced by pediatric and adult patients. The Patients First Sleep Center is one of a few centers in East Central Missouri authorized to provide services to children, age 5 and older. It is an accredited center with membership in the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).
The Sleep Center has been expanded to include six sleep study bedrooms which provide the conveniences of home, with a private bedroom, bath and shower. The goal of the Patients First Sleep Center is to help patients obtain a good night's sleep.
The Patients First Sleep Center is located on the Washington campus on the second floor adjacent to the Neurology Offices. Patients and referring physicians should contact Neurology at (636) 390-1776 for further information on sleep studies.
The cessation of breathing for more than 10 seconds at least 5 times an hour.
Trouble sleeping caused by stress, depression, anxiety, hunger or other problem
Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), cataplexy, sleep paralysis, hypnagogic hallucinations, and automatic behavior
Restless Leg Syndrome
The uncontrollable urge to move legs to stop uncomfortable sensations