SLEEP AND MEDICAL PROBLEMS
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Am I at Risk ?
You may have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep if you have pain, limited movement or other symptoms from a medical problem. You tend to have more chronic health problems as you age. As a result, poor sleep due to a medical problem is most common in older adults.
Sleep problems may arise during a hospital stay. Noise, light, extreme temperatures and interruptions can disrupt your sleep in the hospital. These sleep problems may continue after you return home.
Good sleep habits can help you sleep better. Tips to help you sleep with a medical problem include:
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: CONTENT DEVELOPED BY THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF SLEEP MEDICINE
QUESTIONS ABOUT A SLEEP ISSUE? LET’S TALK.
Imtiaz Ahmad, MD, MPH, FCCP
Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad is a highly qualified physician, Board Certified in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. He has been actively serving the community of Lee County, Florida since 2004, with a strong focus on a proactive healthcare approach. Dr. Ahmad has received advanced training from some of the most prestigious institutions, including Harvard University, Cornell University, State University of New York at Brooklyn, and the University of Mississippi. SOMNAS is a medical facility that is committed to improving and maintaining the health of patients with sleep disorders. The expert team at SOMNAS is known for their compassionate and high-quality care. They offer unparalleled treatment and care to patients on the Gulf Coast of Florida, ensuring a better and healthier life for them.
Job Title: Board Certified in Pulmonary Medicine