Relief for a Good Night Sleep
The Long Beach Adult & Pediatric Sleep Center has been evaluating patients with sleep related breathing disorders since 1986. Our centers provide expert evaluation and treatment recommendations utilizing advanced diagnostic equipment. Our sleep program is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
The Long Beach Medical Center, Long Beach Adult & Pediatric Sleep Center has been fully accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) and Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) for the past 12 years.
All tests are scored and reviewed by a specialist certified by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT) and interpreted by a physician certified as a Diplomat of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and A Board Certified Pulmonologist.
We perform complete digital recording and analysis of sleep with state-of-the-art equipment.
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Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disorder characterized by unpleasant sensations in the legs and an uncontrollable urge to move when at rest in an effort to relieve these feelings. RLS affects as many as 12 million Americans.
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a disorder that afflicts more than 12 million people in the United States. It takes its name from the Greek word apnea, which means "without breath." People with obstructive sleep apnea literally stop breathing repeatedly during their sleep due to closure of their airway.
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Polysomnogram is sleep study that is usually performed at night, during the hours you normally sleep. A number of sensors and wires, electrodes, are taped to your skin by a technologist.
Multiple Sleep Latency Test is used to determine the extent of daytime sleepiness, and to test for the likelihood of narcolepsy, a debilitating sleep disorder that affects one in 100,000 people.
After having a polysomnogram you may be diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea and be asked to undergo a split-night study. This is a full night study consisting of a diagnostic polysomnogram followed by a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) interventional therapy.
Bi-Level Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP) is a variant of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) where the pressurized air is delivered at higher pressure when you breathe in than when you exhale.
Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the primary treatment for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). A small mask or nasal cannula is applied to the nose which is connected by tubing. Air pressure is controlled by a generator, similar to an air purifier.
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