Accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), PMA offers the latest in digital technology and over 45 years of clinical experience. Our sleep specialists work with your primary health provider to ensure continuous and successful management of your sleep health. Depending on individual symptoms, treatment may be as simple as better sleep habits, or it may involve diagnostic testing and special breathing equipment.
Do you have any of these symptoms?
- Daytime Sleepiness
- Morning Headaches
- Gasping or Choking Sensations at Night
- Frequent Nighttime Urination
These could be signs of obstructive sleep apnea. Pulmonary Medicine Associates can help diagnose and treat sleep disorders to improve your quality of life.
- Titration Therapy
- Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
- Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT)
- Home Sleep Apnea Test (HSAT)
What to Expect From Your Sleep Study
A sleep study monitors your brain waves, breathing, heart rate and body movements while you sleep overnight. It is performed in a sleep center by a trained sleep technologist. >>
Your Heart and Sleep
Obstructive sleep apnea causes some people to stop breathing due to the closure of the upper airway during sleep. It has been linked to various heart conditions. >>
What is Restless Leg Syndrome?
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a common disease. RLS can prevent people from falling asleep or staying asleep. It can lead to daytime tiredness and mood problems. >>
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder (PLMD)
Periodic limb movements during sleep are common in children and adults. They involve involuntary leg or arm movements. Most often they occur in the legs and feet. >>
What Is Obstructive Sleep Apnea?
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) affects at least 25 million adults in the U.S. It is caused by the collapse of the airway in the back of the nose, mouth and throat during sleep. >>
Obesity and Sleep
Sleep and obesity are closely related. Sleeping less than 7 hours nightly increases your risk of obesity. >>
What Is Insomnia?
Insomnia is a persistent sleep problem that occurs even though you have the opportunity to get a full night of sleep. Insomnia is one of the most common sleep problems. >>
What is Narcolepsy?
Narcolepsy is a chronic, lifelong neurological disorder. The most common symptom is excessive sleepiness during the day. Narcolepsy involves a problem in the brain’s signals. As a result, you may fall asleep when you should be awake during the day. >>
Treatment Options for Restless Leg Syndrome
Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a common disease in which uncomfortable leg sensations can prevent people from falling asleep or staying asleep. It can lead to daytime tiredness and mood problems. >>
Helpful Tips for PAP Therapy In The Treatment of Sleep Apnea
If you have been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), treatment is incredibly important for your ongoing health. When OSA continues without treatment, sufferers are more likely to experience health complications. >>
Sleep and Medical Problems
Poor sleep is often linked to other health problems. The physical and emotional impact of a medical illness can cause or worsen sleep problems. The cause and severity of sleep problems can vary widely. >>
Tips For Sleep As You Age
Good sleep is important to health and emotional well-being at any age, but is vital for older adults because it can improve memory, repair cell damage and help prevent disease. Age-related changes in sleep patterns, illnesses, mental health, and medications are among the factors that can worsen sleep. >>
Tips For Better Sleep In Older Adults
Most people have difficulty sleeping at some point in their lives. Overall health, medications, lifestyle choices, sleep habits, stress and certain sleep disorders can affect sleep. >>
Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) Therapy
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common sleep disorder. It is caused by the collapse of the airway in the back of the nose, mouth and throat during sleep. PAP therapy can help you get a full night’s sleep. >>