Frye Sleep Center
Frye Regional's board certified doctors and nationally licensed technologists aid in diagnosing problems such as sleep apnea, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome and insomnia. They can also suggest treatments including devices such as continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), oral appliances, medications and psychotherapy.
The Sleep Center is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
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If you are practicing good sleep hygeine and continue to have sleep problems, it may be time to make an appointment with Frye Regional's Sleep Center.
You may benefit from a sleep study if you experience:
- Difficulty Falling Asleep or Staying Asleep
- Pauses in Breathing or Loud Snoring
- Falling Asleep at Inappropriate Times
- Excessive Sleepiness During the Day
For more information, call 828.315.3863 or 828.315.3894.
To schedule a sleep study, please call centralized scheduling at 828.315.3390, option 1.Frye Regional Medical Center staff will handle any pre-authorization needed for sleep studies.
Home Sleep Studies
We now offer home sleep studies for select patients.
- Sleep studies are available day and night, seven days a week, to accomodate all work schedules
- Quick turnaround time on results
- APNEA testing
Polysomnography for the Shift Worker
Within the Sleep Center we perform night time polysomnography with Cpap/Bipap titrations, oxygen titration, capnography, and nocturnal seizure/REM behavioral disoders with expanded EEG monitoring. We have the capabilities to record very small infants to adults - even severely overweight adults - that are unable to receive sleep studies at other facilities.
For patients that have difficulty with CPAP/Bipap titrations, we offer a desensitization program that enables patients to come to the center and try different equipment to see what is most comfortable and effective. This enables patients that may have a history of claustrophobia to try CPAP before their scheduled appointment. Multiple Sleep Latency Tests (MSLT) and Maintenance of Wakefulness Tests (MWT) are also offered for patients that have normal sleep studies but continue to complain of excessive daytime somnulence and narcolepsy.
Frye Neurodiagnostics Laboratory
Frye Regional’s Neurodiagnostics Laboratory plays an important role in detecting, evaluating and treating a wide range of sleep abnormalities and sleep related disorders. We offer six-hour video monitoring and can accommodate night shift workers by performing sleep studies during the day.
The Center also offers neurodiagnostic testing such as:
- Electroencephalograph (EEG)
- Polysomnography (PSG)
- Daytime Polysomnography
- Multiple Sleep Latency Testing (MSLT)
- Multiple Wakefulness Testing (MWT)
- CPAP Desensitization
For more information, call the Neurodiagnostics Laboratory at 828.315.3862.
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