Helping you overcome sleep problems

Sleep helps renew your mental and physical health each day. Long-term sleep disruptions can lead to serious health problems. At Scripps, we take sleep problems seriously. We offer a wide range of programs to diagnose and treat a variety of sleeping disorders.

Common sleep disorders treated include:

  • Insomnia
  • Circadian rhythm disorders such as delayed sleep phase syndrome, shift work sleep disorder and advanced sleep phase syndrome
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Sleepwalking
  • Narcolepsy
  • Night terrors
  • Non-restorative sleep
  • Sleep apnea
  • Snoring
  • Restless leg syndrome

The development of a care plan typically begins with careful analysis of your sleep patterns, utilizing the latest sleep-monitoring technologies. Factors such as age, work schedule and environmental conditions that affect sleep are taken into account, in order to design an individualized treatment course.

Diagnosing and treating sleep disorders

Complex sleep disorders often require in-depth diagnostics to fully understand the source of the sleep problems. Many of our diagnostic and treatment services are performed in the sleep laboratory at Scripps Clinic, which is fully accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. These services include:

  • Office consultations
  • Diagnostic polysomnography in our overnight sleep lab, which provides comfortable, private rooms with a double bed
  • Actigraphy (monitors sleep and awake activity) in the home
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia
  • Medication management for any sleep disorder

Many sleep disorders are the result of respiratory obstructions or disorders. Non-invasive ventilator therapies for treatment of sleep disordered breathing, including:

  • Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)
  • Bi-level positive airway pressure (BiPAP)
  • Auto PAP
  • Oxygen supplementation