(251) 284-5332 The Landmark Building
316 S McKenzie St, Suite 171   Foley, AL 36535

Sleep Deprivation / Disordered Sleeping

Sleep deprivation is different for everyone as each person requires different amounts of sleep.

  • 75% of people have sleep deprivation
  • Waking too frequently at night
  • Snoring
  • 25% people believe their day is affected by sleeping problems at night
  • 60% of people report they have driven drowsy
  • 4% of people report having accidents due to falling asleep while driving which can be very costly in dollars
  • Only 26% people report having a few good nights sleep in one month

Sleep Deprivation Effects on Your Body

  • Slower reaction time
  • Slower thought process
  • Bad decisions
  • Irritability
  • Impaired memory
  • Lowered cognitive ability
  • Lowers testosterone
  • Lowers libido
  • Lowers immune response/function
  • Flu shot is less effective
  • Higher incidence of obesity. 32-59 years age group men – 73% more likely to be obese with 4 hours or less sleep per night
  • Losing 1.5 hours sleep per night, reduces daytime alertness by 30%
  • Sleep deprivation builds a “Sleep Debt” that must be repaid
  • Bad sleep is closely linked to mental and physical illness

We can Help!

During your consultation, Dr. Steven Todd of Gulf Coast Sleep Specialist will determine which treatment for sleeping disorder problems that will be best for you. We will develop a unique treatment plan just for your situation. Call us today or fill out the appointment form above to dicuss your snoring problem treatment options.
Gulf Coast Sleep Specialist provides sleep apnea treatments and sleep tests in Baldwin, Mobile and Escambia County, AL. We also serve the Pensacola and Escambia County, FL areas.

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