Sleep Solutions


 

We treat specific sleep disorders:

  • Abnormal Behaviors in Sleep
  • Bariatric Patients
  • Biorhythm Disorders:
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Chronic Fatigue and Sleep Disorders
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Excessive Sleepiness
  • Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Idiopathic Hypersomnia
  • Insomnia
  • Narcolepsy
  • Neuromuscular Disorders, Kyphoscoliosis
  • Panic Attacks and Sleep
  • PAP (Positive Airway Pressure)
  • REM Behavior Disorder
  • REM (Rapid Eye Movement Sleep)
  • Restless Legs and Periodic Limb Movement Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea, Snoring and Other Breathing Problems During Sleep
  • Sleep Related Seizures
  • Tips for Managing Excessive Sleepiness
  • Tips for Managing Insomnia

 

Fast Track Sleep & Neurology Clinic

Why You Should Choose Us

  • We provide open-access scheduling to accommodate the needs of referring physicians and patients. (patients seen in less than a week’s time)
  • Timely and thorough service- A Neurologist and fellowship trained sleep specialist are there for you in our state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment facility.
  • Sleep Lab- The sleep lad has deluxe hotel like patient suites with individual temperature control and private bathroom and shower.
  • Expertise- All of our sleep technologists are registered and highly trained.
  • Pediatric- We offer expertise in pediatric sleep medicine.
  • Immediate Service- Patients with sleep disorders are diagnosed and treated over two consecutive nights, the patient’s treatment can start immediately. We are the only single sleep lab that can promise that in the Columbus Ohio. Patients go home with their CPAP/Bi-level machine the morning after.
  • Reporting- We provide prompt reporting to the referring physician.
  • Insurance- All insurance accepted including Medicare and Tricare.
  • Electronic Medical Records
     

What Sets Us Apart

  • Timely and thorough service, by a board-certified neurologist and fellowship trained sleep specialist. We utilize the most state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and current proven treatments.
  • Our entire sleep lab staff consists of registered technologists who have completed extensive training and board certification.
  • Patients with sleep disorders are diagnosed and treated over two consecutive nights. They go home with their CPAP/BILEVEL machine the morning after their completion of their study or obtain 1-3 days from their choice of DME company.
  • There is no more waiting days or weeks for a CPAP/BILEVEL machine. The patient’ treatment can start immediately.
  • We provide prompt reporting to referring physicians as well as one-week contact follow ups with patients for their first month after their sleep study to ensure continued education, comfort and continued progress.
     
     

Benefits To You

  • A more restorative sleep
  • Feeling more awake with less daytime and drowsiness
  • An improved mental well-being with less irritability, fewer mood swings and less depression
  • Improved memory
  • Fewer headaches
  • Less occurrence of gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Fewer complications during surgery when lying on back under general anesthetic
  • Reduced chance of misdiagnosis of children deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children.

 

EXCESSIVE SLEEPINESS

  • The person has no energy/ feel worn out, depressed, irritable or overwhelmed.
  • The person has trouble remembering things/ worry about memory/ feel less efficient than they should be.
  • The person has dozed off in meetings, at work, during movies or while spending time with others.
  • The person has while driving, have run off onto the berm, or have “driven on autopilot”.
  • The person has trouble concentrating or have been suspected to have attention deficit disorder.
  • The person is still tired or groggy when they get up from sleep.

The symptoms indicated are consistent with a disorder of Excessive Sleepiness

 

SLEEP APNEA

  • The person has awakened with one or more of the following: snores, snorts, choking, gasping, shortness of breath, chest pains, palpitations, anxiety, dry throat, nasal congestion or headaches.
  • The person has night sweats, restless sleep, falling out of bed, bedwetting, or awakenings to urinate.
  • Others say that the person snores or stops breathing.
  • The person has muscle stiffness/ soreness or a diagnosis of fibromyalgia.
  • One or more of the following apply: The person is overweight, has high blood pressure, a history of heart trouble, or is post-menopausal.
  • One or more of the person’s blood relatives suffers from heavy snoring, sleepiness or diagnosed sleep apnea.
  • The person has scoliosis, muscle weakness or chronic lung disease.

The symptoms indicated are consistent with Sleep Apnea or a related breathing disorder.

 

NARCOLEPSY

  • The person sees or hears things when they’re drowsy/ seems to begin dreaming before they’re fully asleep.
  • The person has experienced sudden muscle weakness with laughter, anger, pleasurable events or other emotions.
  • The person often dreams right away when they doze off or seem to dream intensely while they sleep
  • The person has experienced paralysis/ inability to move when awakening or when dozing off.

The symptoms indicated are consistent with Narcolepsy.

The only diagnostic symptom of Narcolepsy is Catalepsy: Sudden episodes of muscle weakness triggered by emotions. It is important to know that the other symptoms listed can be the result of Sleep Apnea.

 

INSOMNIA

  • The person often can’t fall asleep for some time.
  • The person has symptoms of Restless Legs Syndrome: their legs feel “antsy”; they feel like they must keep moving their legs to get relief.
  • The person wakes up frequently, with or without any associated symptoms.
  • The person often wakes up too early and has trouble returning to sleep.
  • The person’s sleep is light, fragmented or unrefreshing.
  • The person has frequently taken something to help them sleep.

The symptoms indicated are consistent with Insomnia. 

 

ABN BEHAVIORS / SEIZURE

  • The person has experienced screaming out
  • The person has experienced sleepwalking
  • Tooth grinding during sleep
  • Bedwetting
  • Acting out of dreams during sleep.
  • The person has been told that they have episodes of blank staring without indications of sleepiness.
  • The person has experienced abnormal smells, tastes unrelieved by rinsing, visual distortions not due to eye problems, frequent deja vu or feelings of unreality.
  • The person has had frequent tongue biting, witnessed convulsions, generalized or one-sided body or head jerks in their sleep.

The symptoms indicated are consistent with Abnormal Behaviors or seizure disorder 

 

ACID REDLUX @ SLEEP

  • Awakenings with a sour or bitter taste, vomiting, wheezing, chest pain, heartburn, choking, or a dry cough.
  • The person has been diagnosed with chronic esophagitis or Barrett’s esophagus.

The symptoms indicated are consistent with Acid Reflux during sleep.

Location
Getachew Health Center
9039 Antares Ave, Penthouse Suite
Columbus, OH 43240
Phone: 614-350-4562
Fax: 614-591-3819
Office Hours

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614-350-4562