Sleep Medicine

Neurology & Sleep Clinic Lab is the only American Academy of Sleep Medicine accredited sleep lab in Carrollton, TX. To receive accreditation for a five-year period, a sleep center must meet or exceed standards for facility, personnel and equipment, patient care, quality assurance, policies and procedures, and data acquisition. Directed and staffed by Kiran Shah, MD, who is board certified in sleep medicine, Neurology & Sleep Clinic is proud to provide a significant resource to the local community.

Evaluate your Sleep:

This is a series of True/False questions. It will help reveal any problems in your pattern of sleep. It will also look at how your sleep affects you during the day.

Read the statements below. Answer true or false for each one.

Sleepiness Scale : This link will take you to standard series of questions that are widely used to see how your sleep affects your daily life
Sleep Hygiene : This link will take you to Sleep hygiene that helps you stay healthy by keeping your mind and body rested and strong. Following these tips will help you sleep better and feel your best.
Sleep Diary : Click this link for sleep log.
Sleep Problems and Men : For many men, sleep is just one more thing at the bottom of the list of all that needs to be done in a day. In reality, sleeping is your most valuable activity of the day. The more you invest in your sleep, the bigger return you will see in everything else that you do. This link will help men learn about common sleep disorders.
Sleep Problems and Women : Millions of women suffer from an ongoing sleep disorder. These problems often remain undiagnosed. A woman’s body goes through drastic changes during and after pregnancy. These changes can be physical, hormonal and emotional and can affect her sleep. The hormonal and physical changes that occur during and after menopause can affect a woman’s sleep. This link will help them learn about women related common sleep disorders.
Sleep Problems in Elderly : Many people believe that poor sleep is a normal part of aging, but it is not. In fact, many healthy older adults report few or no sleep problems. Sleep patterns change as we age, but disturbed sleep and waking up tired every day are not part of normal aging. If you are having trouble sleeping, please come and see us.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea : Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, is a sleep related breathing disorder that causes your body to stop breathing during sleep. OSA occurs when the tissue in the back of the throat collapses and blocks the airway. This link will help you learn how OSA is diagnosed and treated.
Restless Leg Syndrome : : Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is when you have a strong urge to move your legs. This urge is very hard to resist. It often comes with other uneasy feelings deep inside the legs.
Insomnia : If you have insomnia, then you are not alone. It is a common sleep disorder. About 30% of adults have symptoms of insomnia. This link will explain types of Insomnia and management.
Snoring Snoring is a sound made in the upper airway of your throat as you sleep. It normally occurs as you breathe in air. It is a sign that your airway is being partially blocked. This link will explain the causes and treatment options of snoring.
Snoring : Snoring is a sound made in the upper airway of your throat as you sleep. It normally occurs as you breathe in air. It is a sign that your airway is being partially blocked. This link will explain the causes and treatment options of snoring.
Narcolepsy : Please review this link if you have sleep attacks in daytime or feel sleepy after a prolong nap.
Hypersomnia : Diopathic hypersomnia with long sleep time is one of the disorders of severe sleepiness. It causes you to have disabling daytime sleepiness. If you sleep for more than 10 hours and still cannot wake up in the morning, review this link and and see us.
Periodic Limb Movement Syndrome : Periodic limb movements are when you have episodes of simple, repetitive muscle movements. You are unable to control them. They usually do not keep you from falling asleep. Instead, they severely disrupt your sleep during the night.