Specialties

  • Common Sleep Disorders

  • There are more than 70 distinct sleep disorders. The experts at the Parker Adventist Hospital Sleep Disorders Center can diagnose and treat these among other less common disorders. Common sleep disorders at Parker Hospital in Parker, Colorado

    Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

    The person who has OSA usually has loud, frequent snoring and experiences pauses in breathing as they sleep. Often, those with OSA also have daytime sleepiness.

    Narcolepsy

    This is characterized by attacks of an irresistible urge to sleep at unexpected times and severe daytime sleepiness, often also accompanied by intermittent muscle weakness and sleep-related vivid dreams.

    Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) and Periodic Limb Movements (PLM)

    These are involuntary leg or arm movements before and during sleep which disrupt sleep patterns and can lead to daytime sleepiness.

    Parasomnias

    This is the name for a group of sleep issues including sleepwalking, night terrors and acting out dreams. 

    Insomnia

    The inability to fall asleep or stay asleep is the most commonly reported sleep disorder.