This can give rise to poor sleep quality, excessive day time sleepiness, loud snoring, chocking episodes, poor concentration, memory impairment, and depression. Undiagnosed or untreated sleep apnoea can give rise to long term cardiovascular (heart) consequence due to chronic intermittent low oxygen level in the blood. There is a wide range of sleep disorders that are known to impact our sleep and subsequently our health.
Some of the main sleep disorders include:
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea
- Central Sleep Apnea
- Restless Legs Syndrome
Testing for presence of Sleep apnoea
Detail clinical evaluation by a sleep physician and by performing an overnight sleep study called polysomnogram.
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NT Medical Specialist are linked with the Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin Private Hospital and the Darwin Day Surgery to ensure we are able to provide the highest levels of patient care.