In our fast paced world with its 24 / 7 work week, it has become part of our work ethic to put sleep at the bottom of our To Do lists. But a good quality, restorative sleep is important for overall health. Undiagnosed and untreated sleep disorders rob people of both the quality and quantity of sleep they need to remain healthy and can lead to complex health problems in the future.
Everyone has a restless night now and then. But if those “restless nights” seem to be more regular than infrequent, it is important that people see a sleep professional for help.
Sleep disorder symptoms include:
Responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of adult and pediatric sleep disorders, Dickinson County Healthcare System’s U.P. Sleep Disorders Center provides a comprehensive service not readily experienced in other sleep labs. A physician Board Certified in Sleep Medicine, who serves as Medical Director of the Center, provides a thorough evaluation. The Center employs a staff of nationally registered sleep technicians and has been awarded national accreditation. Services provided include complete diagnostics using a variety of sleep studies, on-site interpretation of sleep studies, and a variety of treatment options. Special expertise in pediatric sleep disorders is a hallmark of the U.P Sleep Disorders Center.
Additionally, the U.P. Sleep Disorders Center works directly with Dickinson Home Medical Equipment Services to guarantee the availability of the necessary equipment needed by the patients for treatment. Consequently, a seamless transition from diagnostic test to home treatment is achieved.
You DO NOT need a referral from your doctor to access the services of the UP Sleep Disorders Center. You may refer yourself by calling the UP Sleep Disorders Center at (906) 776-5912 or by contacting Carl Smoot, MD – Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonology, and Sleep Medicine at (906) 779-7050. The U.P. Sleep Disorders Center is located in both Iron Mountain, MI and Bark River, MI.