The Sleep Center at Athol
You will spend nearly one-third of your life sleeping. A sleep disorder
can significantly affect both the quality of your sleep and your health.
An estimated 40 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders, yet fewer
than 20 percent have ever initiated a discussion about the problem with
Sleep disorders lead to sleep deprivation which can wreak havoc in your
waking life. It can cause daytime fatigue, poor concentration,
depression, and lapses in memory. Sleep disorders range from insomnia to
apnea – a condition in which the sufferer stops breathing for limited
periods during sleep. So, if you’re not sleeping as soundly as you would
like, or for as long as you’d like, you may suffer from a sleep
The Sleep Center at Athol Memorial Hospital provides painless testing
for patients experiencing sleep difficulties. The Center’s comprehensive
care team, made up of expert physicians and technologists in a variety
of fields, is dedicated to discovering and resolving the causes of sleep
The Sleep Center’s state-of-the-art facility includes comfortable,
private patient testing rooms that are specially equipped to allow
constant visual and sleep pattern monitoring throughout the night.
Patients can undergo testing for conditions such as sleep apnea and
narcolepsy simply by sleeping as they normally do.
So, please give us a call if you would like more information, or to
discuss any suspected sleep disorders you may think you have.