A sleep disorder is a condition that impacts a patient’s sleeping patterns, causing them to get less-than-adequate sleep. This causes the patient to wake up feeling exhausted or to feel sleepy during the day. Frequent sleep disorders can be a frustrating and debilitating experience that takes a serious toll on a patient’s mood, energy, and ability to cope with stress. Ignoring sleep issues and disorders can damage physical health and lead to weight gain, accidents, impaired job performance, memory problems, and strain on relationships. As a sleep specialist, Dr. Norman helps patients identify the underlying causes of their sleeping disorder, find ways to improve their sleep, and improve quality of life.
Everyone can experience sleeping problems on occasion. Determining whether it’s a disorder can come from a deeper look at the symptoms. Do you:
If you experience any of these symptoms regularly, you may have a sleeping disorder. Visit Dr. Norman to see if you actually have a sleep disorder.
The most common types of sleep disorders include:
Dr. Norman of Santa Monica Sleep Disorders Center helps with treatment for these sleep disorders and others. Call or stop by the office today to set up an appointment and discuss your needs. You can also schedule an appointment with Dr. Norman online. The practice is currently welcoming new patients and accepts most major forms of insurance.
At Santa Monica Sleep Disorders Center, we are in-network with many major PPO plans, and are Medicare providers. Please check with us to see if our practice is included in your health insurance network. Please be sure to provide your insurance information prior to your first visit, and update us if your insurance status changes so that we can check benefits and process claims in the most efficient manner.
"Most wonderful caring MD. Very involved with his patients well being and will tell you the truth"
"He's very nice, knowledgeable and offered me the right solutions for better sleep and adjustments of my CPAP machine."
"f you need a sleep study. This is the place. You won't be disappointed. Thank you Dr. Norman"