Your Dream Team
Whether you can’t stay awake during the day or can’t stay asleep at night, our experts are here to help, because healthy sleep is essential to overall wellbeing.
The experienced staff at the UM Health-West Sleep Medicine Center will listen to your concerns, conduct tests and provide treatment for all types of chronic sleep disorders and other sleep-related issues.
Chronic sleep problems affect nearly 40 million people in the United States and have a big impact on health and happiness. That’s why the UM Health-West Sleep Lab is dedicated to diagnosing and treating sleep disorders and getting patients back on the road to a good night’s sleep.
Our sleep physicians are highly trained and are supported in their work by UM Health-West’s affiliation with Michigan Medicine, one of the nation’s oldest and most respected programs for sleep treatment and research.
The Sleep Lab
The UM Health-West Sleep Lab is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, a designation designed to help maintain a high standard of care for our patients. Board-certified sleep physicians oversee this state-of-the art facility.
Treatment & Capabilities
Our specialists offer treatment for chronic sleep disorders and other sleep-related issues such as sleep apnea, narcolepsy and restless leg syndrome.
Sleep Medicine Articles & Education
Effects of Sleep Disorders
Sleep disorders can raise your chances of experiencing high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke and obesity. Sleep deprivation also can: Decrease performance and alertnessDecrease memory and cognitive abilityReduce your quality of lifeIncrease your...
The Epworth Sleepiness Scale
How likely are you to doze off or fall asleep in the following situations, in contrast to just feeling tired? Use the following scale to choose the most appropriate number (0-3) for each situation. If you haven’t recently experienced one of these...