Sleep Clinic

Sleep studies are tests that record the body activity during sleep. They are helpful in identification of sleep disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). OSA is characterized by repeated cessation of breathing during sleep. People with OSA tend to wake up several times gasping for air, resulting in poor sleep quality that affects quality of life and productivity. Recent research reveals that OSA is also linked to increased risks of diabetes, high blood pressure, heart attacks, strokes and other serious health issues.

Here at the Global Doctor’s Sleep Clinic, patients are strapped into the Alice 5 Sleep System amidst a comfortable sleep setting. Named after Alice in Wonderland, the system tracks heart and brain functions, breathing patterns, limb movements and general sleep quality for people of all ages including children. These assessment help determine the kind of sleep we get at night.

Once you are diagnosed with OSA, several treatment options are available to help improve your sleep and quality of life, which include:

  • Continuous Positive Airways Pressure (CPAP): Nasal mask that helps regulate breathing and improve sleep
  • Mandibular devices: Devices that are worn on the teeth at night to facilitate better airflow
  • Surgery: Includes adenotonsillectomy (removal of tonsils and adenoids) and nasal surgery
  • Pillar Procedure: Small surgery to place implants on the soft palate to relax its vibration, hence preventing snoring
  • Radiofrequency Somnoplasty: Using radiofrequency to remove soft tissues at the throat.