Millions of Americans suffer daily because of a lack of quality sleep.
Nearly 50 percent of adult men and 25 percent of adult women in this country have snoring troubles. Some people who snore also have obstructive sleep apnea. Over time, this can lead to prolonged fatigue and excessive daytime sleepiness.
Sleep deprivation affects memory and disease resistance, and leaves many struggling to stay alert. Sleep disorders can also create problems for intimacy and personal relationships.
UPMC’s experts at the Division of Sleep Surgery — including the Pittsburgh region's only physician board-certified in sleep medicine and sleep surgery Ryan Soose, MD — diagnose and treat people with:
Our goal is to help relieve your medical and personal side effects that can result from sleep apnea and other sleeping disorders. To diagnosis your sleeping disorder, we recommend you have an evaluation at sleep lab.
Once we have a diagnosis, we'll create a treatment plan.
Treatment options include:
To make an appointment with a sleep specialist at UPMC's Division of Sleep Surgery, call University Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialists at 412-232-3687.