Lack of quality sleep creates fatigue but, more importantly, sleep disorders can contribute to health problems such as weight gain, an inability to concentrate, high blood pressure and heart disease. Snoring and sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea and restless leg syndrome, can all make getting a good night’s sleep extremely difficult.
For those who experience trouble sleeping (or their loved ones), Crouse Hospital is presenting "Tired of Being Tired?," a seminar scheduled for 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17. This free program, part of the hospital’s ongoing community health education series, will provide a comprehensive overview of the latest in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. The program will be held at the hospital’s Marley Education Center, 765 Irving Avenue. To register call 472-2464. Free parking is available in the Marley and Crouse Hospital garages.
Stephen Alkins, MD, medical director of the Sleep Center at Crouse Hospital, and David Wolfe, supervisor for the hospital’s Neurophysiology and Sleep Services, will be the featured speakers and will present information on the causes of sleep disorders and the latest in the diagnosis and treatment of them.
The six-bed Sleep Center at Crouse Hospital is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, a national professional organization that sets the highest standards in sleep medicine diagnosis and treatment.