Sleep disorders are a common condition affecting about one out of every six people in the United States. A sleep disorder can adversely affect health, work performance, school and relationships, so it is important to seek professional help.
With prompt diagnosis and effective treatment, you can sleep, feel and live better.
Princeton Medical Center (PMC) Sleep Center offers adults and children expert care from a team of compassionate professionals who are committed to the study, diagnosis and treatment of sleep-related problems.
The Sleep Center is fully accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), a professional organization dedicated to assuring quality care for patients with sleep disorders, advancement of sleep research, and public and professional education.
AASM accreditation is the gold standard for sleep centers, ensuring that they meet the highest standards of quality care in providing comprehensive clinical sleep medicine, including diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of patients with a variety of sleep disorders.
Our comprehensive services include:
- Coordination of care with personal physicians
- Daytime assessments of sleepiness
- Equipment fittings and training sessions
- Home sleep studies
- Individual evaluations and treatment plans
- Overnight sleep studies
Our multidisciplinary treatment team is led by a specialist who is board certified in sleep medicine, along with other board certified physicians, as well as technologists who are registered in clinical polysomnography (analyzing sleep studies).
Sleep disorders evaluated and treated at PMC include:
- Central sleep apnea
- Narcolepsy and other causes of excessive daytime sleepiness
- Obstructive sleep apnea
- Periodic limb movements
- REM Behavior Disorder (acting out dreams)
- Restless legs syndrome (RLS)
- Sleepwalking and other abnormal sleep-related behaviors
State-of-the-art Sleep MonitoringSome insurance plans require a home sleep study for evaluation of suspected obstructive sleep apnea in lieu of an in-center study. A home sleep study test kit can be picked up at the Sleep Center by appointment, and may require a physician referral before it is scheduled. Our sleep specialists will review the results of your test with you and help you determine the next steps in resolving any issues that are identified.
Sleep studies conducted at PMC are typically performed during an overnight stay. Technologists will apply sensors and monitor you as you sleep using a state-of-the-art digital sleep recording system.
Highly precise, the system simultaneously records:
- Blood oxygen level
- Brainwave activity
- Breathing and air flow
- Eye movement
- Heart rate and rhythm
- Limb and other body movements
- Muscle activity
Results, recorded in more than 800 digital pages of data, are used to identify any physical problems that may be causing disrupted sleeping.