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Sleep Medicine

Sleep Medicine (Somnology)

Sleep Medicine

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Not getting a good night's sleep is a problem that can have many causes. Often these causes cannot be diagnosed and/or treated by a doctor from a single field of expertise. 

As the first and only Private Medical Center of Excellence for Interdisciplinary Sleep Medicine, we offer you a competent team of professionals at the highest level. Doctors from five medical specialties constitute the core of this center. This way you can benefit from expertise in sleep medicine, cardiology, pneumology, dentistry, and ear, nose and throat medicine. 

For you, this means that the most sensible diagnostic and therapeutic measures are designed and conducted by one single interdisciplinary team of experts. 

Whether your problem is snoring or your health is endangered by abnormal pauses or limited air flow (sleep apnea): You have the whole breadth of modern sleep medicine at your disposal.

But it's only sleep . . .

A good night's sleep is very important for your performance and quality of life. At night, your body and soul regenerate, your breathing and heartbeat slow down, your brain processes the events of the day and learns from them. Hormones are created anew and important repair processes take place in your body.

. . . and when your sleep is disturbed

Lack of a good night's sleep is a 24-hour problem with many negative effects on your whole day. Nowadays we know: nightly breathing pauses or stops (sleep apnea syndrome) and snoring not only bother your partner in bed but also can be dangerous and in some cases even life-threatening.

Recurring breathing pauses greatly disturb your sleep and can lead to daily fatigue, loss of energy, headaches, lack of concentration, and the compulsion to sleep. Insufficient oxygen saturation and increased resistance in your airways can lead to higher blood pressure and cardiac arrhythmias with risk of stroke or heart attack. Loss in your libido and impotence are further possible consequences.

There are approximately 90 different diseases known in sleep medicine. Since sleep disorders are so varied and often have multiple causes, an extensive conversation on your medical history and an individual diagnosis are essential.

Interdisciplinary Sleep Medicine Consultation (InterSleep)

But it's only sleep . . .

A good night's sleep is very important for your performance and quality of life. At night, your body and soul regenerate, your breathing and heartbeat slow down, your brain processes the events of the day...

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Mobile Sleep Diagnosis (Polysomnography)

If you are suspected of having sleep apnea, then an outpatient polysomnography (sleeping test) should be conducted. You are given a small mobile device to take home which measures the most important parameters of your sleep.

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Treatment of Sleep Apnea

Various types of therapy are available to you as required. All options have one common goal: You and your partner in bed get a good night's sleep!

The treatment we recommend depends on the severity and causes of your sleep apnea.

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