Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders Diagnosed and Treated at Michigan’s Sleep & Attention Disorders Institute in Sterling Heights

Dr. R Bart Sangal Will Discover What’s Affecting Your Sleep or Making You Tired and Sleepy

Sleep is very important for our bodies and our minds. Sleep is not only restful, it is also restorative. When we are awake, toxins build up in the brain. When we sleep, the brain removes these toxins. Everyone experiences a sleepless night every now and then. We’ve got stuff on our minds – work, family, money, etc. However, people with sleep disorders rarely, if ever, get a good night’s sleep. That can be frustrating and may be dangerous.

Contact Dr. Sangal today to set up your first appointment. Patients from all over Oakland and Macomb counties in Michigan come to the Sleep & Attention Disorders Institute. If you live in Troy, Sterling Hts, Rochester Hills, Shelby Township, or anywhere else in the Greater Detroit area, call us or fill out our contact form so we can contact you. You deserve a good, restful night’s sleep at last.

What Is Sleep Medicine?

Sleep Medicine is the specialty that treats sleep disorders. Dr. Sangal is board certified in Sleep Medicine. He is the most experienced sleep doctor in Michigan. How successful a sleep clinic and a sleep doctor are depends on their experience and how busy they are. The more patients a sleep specialist sees and the more testing a sleep center does, the better they are at diagnosing even the most challenging of sleep disorders.

At the Sleep & Attention Disorders Institute in Sterling Heights, Mich., Dr. R Bart Sangal diagnoses and treats all types of sleep problems. Dr. Sangal is an experienced board-certified sleep medicine doctor. He trained at Baltimore, MD’s Johns Hopkins University. He is also board certified in Clinical Neurophysiology by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology. People come to him when they have trouble sleeping. Dr. Sangal also diagnoses and treats attention disorders such as attention deficit and attention–deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD), as well as mild cognitive impairment (MCI.)

Dr. R Bart Sangal Diagnoses and Effectively Treats Sleep Problems

Getting enough sleep is very important. The amount of sleep you need changes as we age. Children need more. Teenagers need about eight to ten hours of sleep daily. Adults need a bit less – around seven to nine hours each day.

People who are suffering from sleep disorders struggle to get restful sleep. Most people with sleep problems are tired. They can be frustrated and cranky. The horrible night’s sleep of insomnia affects people in every aspect of their lives. Work suffers. School suffers. Relationships suffer. Snoring keeps the bed-partner awake. Sleep disorders such as sleep apnea can kill. Daytime sleepiness can cause accidents. Parasomnias can cause injuries. People come to the Sleep & Attention Disorders Institute in Sterling Heights, Mich. to see Dr. R Bart Sangal. He is a Sleep Medicine expert. He will get to the bottom of your sleep problem. He will find a treatment that works for you.

Dr. Sangal and his staff of well-trained, friendly technicians help people who are suffering from any of the following sleep issues:

  • Snoring/Sleep Apnea
  • Daytime Sleepiness (Hypersomnia)/ Narcolepsy
  • Insomnia
  • Parasomnia (REM sleep behavior disorder/Sleep walking)
  • Circadian rhythm sleep disorder
  • Sleep related movement disorder

These sleep disorders are dangerous. They can kill. Sleep apnea patients die prematurely, including in their sleep. People with sleep disorders drive every day. However, sleepy drivers are a danger to themselves and everyone else on the road. The good news is that sleep problems can be diagnosed and treated. Trust Dr. Sangal to find a sleep apnea treatment for you or a solution for your other sleep problem.

Why Choose a Detroit, Mich. Board Certified Sleep Medicine Doctor at an AASM Accredited Sleep Disorders Center?

It has been shown that patient outcomes are better when they see a Board Certified Sleep Medicine doctor in an AASM accredited sleep disorders center.

Dr. R Bart Sangal has been helping patients get a better night’s sleep for over 30 years.

Dr. Sangal is board-certified in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology.

He is one of the pioneers in the field of Sleep Medicine.

He has the most experience in sleep medicine in Michigan’s Oakland and Macomb counties.

Patients stay at the Institute overnight for a sleep test. Dr. Sangal performs more than 1,000 sleep tests a year.

He founded the Sleep & Attention Disorders Institute, now located in Sterling Heights, Mich. Many doctors still do not consider sleep apnea often enough. When this happens, a patient does not get the right treatment. Apnea is a life-threatening condition. Proper diagnosis is necessary to make sure it is treated correctly. That’s what we do at the Sleep & Attention Disorders Institute in Sterling Heights, Mich. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) accredits quality sleep disorders centers. Dr. Sangal’s Sleep & Attention Disorders Institute is the oldest accredited center in Oakland and Macomb counties.

Patients come to see Dr. Sangal when other doctors are unable to diagnose and treat their sleep apnea or other sleep disorders. He has many years of experience successfully diagnosing and treating sleep apnea patients in Warren, Macomb Township, and Clinton Township. He treats adults and children ages one and older for sleep disorders.

The Sleep & Attention Disorders Institute uses the best technology to diagnose sleep apnea or another serious sleep disorder. Once Dr. Sangal diagnoses a sleep disorder, he can prescribe the best treatment for you.

Wake Up Feeling Rested and Ready for the Day Ahead

Are you sleeping poorly? Are you tired or sleepy during the day? Are you exhibiting abnormal or violent behavior in sleep? Is your partner or other family member telling you how loud and disruptive your snoring can be? Do you spend your nights being nudged and told to “stop snoring?” Are you waking up unrested and irritable?

If you answered “yes” to any of those questions, it’s time to find out why? It’s time to determine if you have dangerous sleep apnea or some other sleep disorder. There are solutions for dangerous sleep apnea and other sleep disorders in Royal Oak, Pontiac, Bloomfield Township, and the entire Oakland and Macomb region.

Snoring signals a dangerous disorder that can kill. Take snoring seriously. Don’t drive sleepy. Take sleepiness and other sleep problems seriously. Contact Dr. R Bart Sangal to schedule your first consultation.

 

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