Sleep Disorders Center
There are over 80 individual sleep disorders that affect approximately 70 million American adults and children. It is estimated that as many as 95% of individuals with a sleep disorder remain unidentified or undiagnosed by their doctor.
Within Fairfield County Connecticut, approximately 90,000 people suffer from insomnia and an additional 45,000 suffer from obstructive sleep apnea, a serious medical condition that increases ones risk for high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, diabetes, and premature death. Thousands of others suffer from additional sleep disorders, such as sleepwalking, narcolepsy, and restless legs syndrome.
The collective Sleep Medicine services provided by Danbury Hospital and New Milford Hospital include:
Common Sleep Disorders
Common sleep disorders include:
- Sleep Apnea
- Sleep Walking
- Night Terrors
- Restless Legs Syndrome
- Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
Sleep Disorders Symptoms
Possible symptoms of sleep disorders may include:
- Loud snoring
- Gasping or choking during sleep
- Trouble falling asleep or staying asleep
- Poor quality sleep
- Restless sleep
- Excessive daytime sleepiness or fatigue
- Sleepwalking or talking
For More Information
At Danbury Hospital we are here to help you with your sleep problems and have a convenient way to locate a doctor. Just use our Find a Doctor online tool or for a physician referral, call us at 1-800-516-3658.
For more information about the Sleep Disorders Center and all the departments at Danbury Hospital, visit our patient and visitor information section.