Coast Hospital's Sleep Disorders Center may be
just what your doctor orders for diagnosis and treatment
of your sleep problems.
falling or staying asleep is not uncommon. About half
of Americans report sleep difficulty at least occasionally.
Such woes -- often called insomnia -- have far-reaching
effects: a negative impact on concentration, productivity
and mood. Apnea, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome
and others sleep problems are all treatable.
the Sleep Disorders Center you will find an experienced
staff with over 35 combined years in this progressive
field. The center has the most advanced diagnostic
tools and a warm, comfortable environment for diagnosing
your sleep problems.
center conveniently located in Suite 3600 in Mid Coast
Hospital's Medical Office Building and has hours that
will fit most schedules.
At the Sleep Disorders Center, we are dedicated to
your good night's sleep.
Avoid any products with caffeine (coffee,
tea, cola, chocolate) or stimulants
(such as diet aids) within four to six
hours of sleep.
Avoid any nicotine close to bedtime or
during the night or sleep period.
Avoid alcoholic beverages for four to
six hours before bedtime.
Avoid large meals close to bedtime. A
small snack may help promote sleep if
you are hungry at bedtime.
Do get regular exercise but do not exercise
strenuously within six hours of bedtime.
Make your bedroom comfortable by minimizing
noise, light and extreme temperatures.
Set a regular bedtime and wakeup time
and stick to it every day.
Do not consume large amounts of fluids
Try a relaxing ritual before bedtime.
Use your bedroom for sleep only. Do not
use your bed for reading, watching TV
Medical Office Building
81 Medical Center Drive
Brunswick, ME 04011