The Hendricks Regional Health Sleep Disorders Center offers a full-service department led by board-certified sleep medicine specialists. Our Center is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. The standards for accreditation ensure the highest quality of medical care for those with a problem related to sleep or daytime alertness.
Sleep studies usually take one night; and we provide services for adults and children as young as seven. Day and night appointments are available to accommodate your schedule.
While you sleep, credentialed staff monitors your brainwave activity, breathing patterns, heart rate and oxygen levels. Testing is done in a spacious room equipped with a private bathroom, cable TV and a queen-sized bed comfortable for patients of all sizes. After your study, a report will be sent to your doctor.
essential to overall health. Adequate sleep may also play
a role in helping the body recover from illness and injury. Not getting enough sleep over a period of time is associated with obesity, diabetes, heart
disease, and depression. While they are common, and often very treatable, sleep disorders can have a profound impact on your life. Some of the most common types of sleep disorders are insomnia, sleep apnea and restless leg syndrome.
If you are experiencing two or more of these symptoms, you could have a sleep disorder:
Left untreated, sleep disorders can lead to health concerns and trouble concentrating, and are linked to conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure and depression. Talk to your doctor about your sleep concerns to see if you might need further evaluation.
- Excessive sleepiness during the day
- Trouble concentrating
- Trouble falling or staying asleep
- Loud snoring
- Waking up gasping for breath
- Morning headaches
- Night time involuntary leg jerks
- Sleep walking, talking, bedwetting
- Vivid dreams or hallucinations when falling asleep
Free Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) Clinic
The Hendricks Regional Health Sleep Disorders Center offers a free Positive Airway Pressure (PAP) clinic to anyone using positive airway pressure (CPAP/BiPAP/APAP) for the treatment of
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). The goal of the clinic is to help address and resolve issues patients
may have when trying to successfully use their CPAP/BiPAP/APAP equipment. The clinic is offered free regardless of where your sleep study was conducted.
The clinic is open weekly by appointment only. To schedule, call (317) 745-3680.
Clinic services includes:
- CPAP/BiPAP/APAP pressure checks
- Proper mask fittings
- Educating patients on OSA and CPAP/BiPAP/APAP
- Trouble shooting equipment
- Download of patients' usage and compliance
- Ongoing follow-up and support for the patients and their families