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Sleep Disorders

Research shows that as many as 70 million Americans may be affected by chronic sleep loss or sleep disorders that can affect work, school and relationships. In addition, a sleep disorder can make some medical conditions worse or lead to other medical problems.

Common Sleep Disorders

  • Circadian rhythm disorders
  • Excessive sleepiness
  • Insomnia
  • Narcolepsy
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Parasomnias
  • Periodic limb movement disorders
  • Restless legs syndrome

Sleep Disorder Symptoms

Talk to your primary care physician about a sleep study if you are experiencing one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Excessive sleepiness or fatigue during the day
  • Difficulty sleeping, including trouble falling asleep, waking frequently during the night, waking too early, not being able to fall back asleep or waking unrefreshed
  • Loud snoring
  • Pauses in breathing or gasping for breath during sleep
  • Difficulty concentrating or memory problems
  • Irritability or depression
  • Morning headaches
  • Nighttime leg discomfort or movement of your arms and legs while you sleep
  • Weakness or loss of muscle strength, often in response to strong emotion
  • Sleepwalking or sleep talking
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Sleep Disorder Causes

  • Lifestyle factors, including eating, drinking and exercise habits
  • Environmental factors (noise, bedding and interruptions by children or pets)
  • Shift work and jet lag
  • Certain medications
  • Psychiatric disorders, including depression, anxiety and stress
  • Certain medical problems, such as high blood pressure, pain, acid reflux, enlarged prostate and asthma
  • Hormonal factors
  • Melatonin levels

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Contact Us

Lake Regional Sleep Medicine Clinic
54 Hospital Drive, Suite G
Osage Beach, MO 65065
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Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sleep studies are 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Lake Regional Clinic - Eldon
CLOSED due to storm damage
416 S. Maple St.
Eldon, MO 65026
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Lake Regional Clinic - Laurie
156 Missouri Blvd.
Laurie, MO 65037
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Central Ozarks Medical Center
304 W. Washington Ave.
Richland, MO 65556
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Prairie Hills Clinic
1109 Clay Road
Versailles, MO 65084
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