Sleep

Poor sleep can ruin your nights – and days – and affect your long-term health and well-being. Our experienced sleep specialists treat sleep apnea, insomnia and other sleep disorders so you can feel rested and energized.

Specializing in sleep solutions

At. Lutheran Medical Center, we provide proven solutions for better sleep to people along the Front Range. Our physicians are specialty trained and board-certified in sleep medicine. They come to work each day passionate about making a difference for you. The sleep disorders we treat include:

  • Sleep apnea
  • Medically complex sleep disorders –A sleep disorder in combination with another condition, such as diabetes or a heart condition
  • Restless leg syndrome (RLS)
  • Periodic limb movement syndrome – Involuntary movement of legs or arms during sleep that can contribute to insomnia
  • Insomnia
  • Narcolepsy
  • Circadian rhythm disorders – Disruption of natural sleep rhythms such as jet lag and shift work sleep disorder
  • Parasomnias such as sleepwalking and night terrors
  • Hypersomnolence – Excessive daytime sleepiness

Sleep disorders are generally diagnosed through a painless series of tests while you sleep, known as a sleep study.

Comfortable care

When you have a sleep study with us you will have your own, private room with your own bathroom and shower. It is our goal to provide convenient treatment to you so you can choose to have a home sleep study, a day or night study or a sleep study in our sleep center.

Our sleep center is located on our campus and connected to our full-service hospital; we can handle any condition you have. The closeness of the hospital also allows us to treat medically complex sleep disorders.

Many of our studies are performed in one night so you don’t have to be away from your own bed for two nights.

Learn about our studies and treatment options.

Full-service sleep care

When you are considering a sleep center, accreditation and outcomes matters. Because we want you to have the best care possible, we have built one of the oldest programs in Denver and one recognized by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and The Joint Commission. Being an accredited center of excellence means you can trust our expertise and commitment to quality.

Sleep apnea

If you snore or are sleepy and irritable during the day, you might have sleep apnea, the most common sleep disorder. Our sleep studies can diagnose sleep apnea and set up therapy called continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) to improve airflow while you sleep.

Think you might have sleep apnea? Use this check list to determine if you schedule an appointment with us today.

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)

People who have sleep apnea report that CPAP masks and machines provide life-changing relief from grogginess and fatigue. Our sleep specialists will help you fit, adjust and properly use your CPAP device so you feel rested, energized and ready for the day. Come to us at any time if you have questions about your CPAP equipment.

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