HST, often referred to as Unattended Sleep Study, is a portable unit used to diagnose Obstructive Sleep Apnea. HST typically measures three biologic functions; oral and nasal airflow, oxygen saturation and respiratory effort. HST may be used as an alternative to In-Lab Sleep Study if certain medical criteria exist.
In-Lab Sleep Study
Also known as a polysomnography, In-Lab Study is the most comprehensive method of evaluating sleep disorders. Performed by a Registered Sleep Technician, a PSG requires an overnight stay in a sleep lab and measures multiple physiologic functions, which help the physician diagnose a multitude of sleep disorders.
Pediatric Sleep Services
8 Hour Sleep Clinic offers a complete range of sleep evaluation, testing and consultation services for children from 6 months to adulthood. We are prepared to provide your child with a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere as well as friendly staff. Our technicians are highly trained and prepared to provide your child with the best care.
Therapy For Insomnia (CBTI)
Also CBTI is an individualized treatment program that can help people who have difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep and even those that remain fatigued despite the amount of sleep achieved. CBTI is evidenced-based and does not require medications. For those that complete the program, CBTI has improved sleep quantity, quality, and overall satisfaction.
Mandibular Advancement Device (MAD)
8 Hour Sleep Clinic is excited to announce our newest IN-HOUSE method the Mandibular Advancement Device or MAD dental appliance, For patients who qualify, the MAD dental appliance is an effective treatment for those who suffer from Sleep Apnea or those who cannot tolerate the CPAP machine. An MAD dental appliance helps to diminish any restriction that occurs in the back of the throat by moving the jaw (and by inference your tongue) forward and away from the back of your throat which increases the size of the upper airway, thus reducing the air resistance that leads to snoring. Our Board Certified Dentist is now ready to assist you at our Eastside location and prepare you for a great night’s sleep!
MWT measures a patient’s ability to stay awake, remain alert and function during multiple periods of silence and inactivity. Testing for pilots and truck drivers, involved in public or commercial transportation, is required by the DoT and FAA to reduce risk of a sleep-related accidents.
MSLT is a daytime nap study used to diagnose narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia. Through a series of naps, MSLT measures sleep latency and will determine if REM was achieved during a scheduled nap. MLST is ideal for those who are excessively sleepy when normal circumstances would indicate otherwise.
We are committed to improving your sleep quality by providing timely and accurate diagnoses, coupled with specialized treatment plans. Our culture is to deliver exceptional customer service, leverage cutting edge technology and evolve with developments, which provide a platform for our highly-trained physicians to deliver extraordinary and compassionate sleep medicine. Our desire is to restore harmony, happiness and health 8 Hours at a time.