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Sleep disorders Specialists in Latin America

Hospitals and medical centers in Latin America who have Sleep disordersspecialists.

Hospital Velmar

Welcome to our Private Hospital, where a friendly and courteous team of medical specialists with a wealth of scientific knowledge and ethical standards is committed to taking care of your healthcare needs. Our goal is to provide unmatched medical care by constantly innovating and investing in the tr

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Sleep disorders is available at Hospital Velmar

Hospital Universitario de San Vicente Fundación

The Department of Neurology at San Vicente Fundacion provides comprehensive neurological care for patients, develops new treatments and cures for neurologic diseases, and offers teaching programs to train the next generation of neurology professionals.

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Sleep disorders is available at Hospital Universitario San Vicente

Clínica Anglo Americana

The Otoneurology laboratory is the first center specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of balance disorders (vertigo, dizziness and instability) installed in the country.

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Sleep disorders is available at Clínica Anglo Americana

Hospital Médica Sur

Prestigious destination that conducts first class medical procedures.

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Sleep disorders is available at Hospital Médica Sur

Hospital San Jose TecSalud

A JCI accredited hospital, located 150 miles from the border with Texas, United States. The hospital is a full range tertiary care hospital, with five areas of excellence: Cardiology, Oncology, Neuroscience, Organ Transplant and Liver Disease.

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Sleep disorders is available at Hospital San Jose TecSalud

San Javier Hospital

A 73 bed private, tertiary, full service hospital. San Javier Hospital is affiliated with 3,000 specialized, board certifies physicians, and offers the full range of medical specialties.

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Sleep disorders is available at San Javier Hospital

Hospital Country 2000

A small, private and modern general service hospital, offering a wide range of medical services, including plastic surgery, orthopedics, general surgery, oncology, infertility and pediatrics. Facilities include private rooms with a TV and phone line.

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Sleep disorders is available at Hospital Country 2000

San Angel Hospital

A small, modern, private hospital, located in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, right across the Texas border. 50% of the patients come from the United States, due to the proximity to the Texas border, and to the easy access by car and by air.

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Sleep disorders is available at San Angel Hospital

Hospital Punta Pacifica

A modern private hospital which is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine International. Most of the doctors and surgeons at Hospital Punta Pacifica were trained in the USA or in Europe.

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Sleep disorders is available at Hospital Punta Pacifica

San Fernando Hospital

One of Panama’s largest hospitals, offering a wide range of medical specialties and fully equipped facilities. Clinica Hospital San Fernando was the first hospital in Panama to be accredited by the JCI.

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Sleep disorders is available at San Fernando Hospital

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About Sleep disorders

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What is a sleep disorder?

This is a medical disorder of the sleep patterns. It is also known as somnipathy. Severe sleep disorders can interfere with the normal mental, physical, emotional and social functioning of a person.

Common sleep disorders include:

  • Insomnia disorder (primary insomnia): This is a chronic difficulty in falling asleep and/or maintaining sleep
  • Catathrenia: This is nocturnal groaning during prolonged exhalation.
  • Delayed sleep phase disorder (DSPD): This is the inability to wake up or fall asleep at socially acceptable times.
  • Restless legs syndrome (RLS): This is an irresistible urge to move legs.
  • Idiopathic hypersomnia: This is a primary, neurologic cause of long-sleeping
  • Bruxism: This is a condition where a person involuntarily grinds or clenches the teeth while sleeping.
  • Kleine–Levin syndrome: This is a rare disorder characterized by cognitive or mood changes or persistent episodic hypersomnia
  • Narcolepsy: This is a condition where you fall asleep spontaneously but unwillingly at inappropriate times.
  • Hypopnea syndrome: This is the abnormally slow respiratory rate or shallow breathing while sleeping.
  • Sleepwalking: This is the engaging in activities normally associated with wakefulness that may include walking, without the conscious knowledge of doing so
  • Night terror: This is a sleep terror disorder whereby you abruptly awaken from sleep with behavior consistent with terror.
  • Nocturia: This is a frequent need to get up and urinate at night.
  • Sleep paralysis: This is characterized by temporary paralysis of the body shortly before or after sleep.
  • Parasomnias: This is the disruptive sleep-related events which involve inappropriate actions during sleep such as night terrors, sleepwalking, and catathrenia.
  • Periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD): This is the sudden involuntary movement of arms and/or legs during sleep such as kicking the legs.
  • Sleep apnea: This is the obstruction of the airway during sleep, which causes lack of sufficient deep sleep and is often accompanied by snoring.
  • Rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder (RBD): This is the acting out of violent or dramatic dreams while in REM sleep, sometimes injuring bed partner or self
  • Shift work sleep disorder (SWSD): This is a situational circadian rhythm sleep disorder
  • Somniphobia: This is a fear or dread of falling asleep.

Types of sleep disorders
  • Dyssomnias: These include a wide category of sleep disorders characterized by either insomnia or hypersomnia. 
  • Parasomnias: This is a category of sleep disorders which involve abnormal as well as unnatural movements, emotions, behaviors, perceptions and dreams with regard to sleep.
  • Circadian rhythm sleep disorders: This includes delayed sleep phase disorder, non-24-hour sleep–wake disorder and advanced sleep phase disorder.
  • Sleeping sickness: This is a parasitic disease transmitted by the tsetse fly.
  • Medical or psychiatric conditions that may produce sleep disorders such as mood disorders, alcoholism, and psychosis.

Signs and symptoms of sleep disorders
  • Difficulty staying awake while sitting still, reading or watching television
  • Feeling irritable or sleepy during the day
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Having trouble controlling emotions
  • Falling asleep or feeling fatigued when driving
  • Reacting slowly
  • Requiring caffeinated beverages to keep awake
  • Feeling like taking a nap almost everyday
  • What is the treatment for sleep disorders?
  • Behavioral and psychotherapeutic treatment
  • Rehabilitation and management
  • Medication
  • Other somatic treatment

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