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Sleep Disorders

About one in every six Americans struggles to get a good night’s sleep. However, thanks to advancements in medical research and technology, help for insomnia and other sleep-related conditions is closer than ever. In the North Pinellas and West Pasco communities, look no further than the Sonesta Sleep Centers of Florida Hospital North Pinellas. 
With 10 years of service in our community, the fully accredited Sonesta Sleep Centers have the expertise and technology to help patients get the rest they need to lead an active, healthy lifestyle—and a proven track record of success in doing it.  
There are many types of sleep disorders. Our state-of-the-art technology allows us to accurately diagnose sleep problems, and our sleep experts will happily provide you and your doctor with a detailed analysis of your test results. After the assessment process is complete, most sleep disorders can be effectively managed or treated. 
We have two locations—at Florida Hospital North Pinellas in Tarpon Springs (1395 South Pinellas Ave.) and in Clearwater (5500 Rio Vista Drive)—to better serve our community. If you have any questions about our services or would like to make an appointment, please contact us today at (727) 524-2896. 
A good night’s rest may be just a phone call away. 

Treatments and Services

The Sonesta Sleep Centers of Florida Hospital North Pinellas have the tools and technologies to offer patients cutting-edge treatments and assessment techniques. Some of our services include: 
  • Home sleep testing
  • Diagnostic polysomnograms
  • Titration polysomnograms
  • Multiple sleep latency testing
  • Maintenance of Wakefulness Testing
Our sleep testing, conducted in our onsite sleep lab is easy, convenient and painless. Our facilities are designed to be comfortable and “like home.” We offer a 48-hour turnaround time for all completed studies, which means you’ll know the results of your sleep test within just a few days.  

Sleep Apnea Self-Assessment Test

Sleep apnea is a serious medical condition associated with increased risk for high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, diabetes, depression, and, work-related and driving accidents. Untreated sleep apnea may make conditions such as heart failure, obesity, cardiac conditions and hypertension worse. It’s important to determine whether or not you may have sleep apnea. 
Answer the nine questions below to evaluate your risk of sleep apnea. Individuals who answer yes to between three and all nine of these questions are at high risk of this disorder, and should call us as soon as possible. Individuals who answer yes to one or two questions are considered to have low risk for sleep apnea. 
__       __ Do you snore loudly (louder than talking)?
__       __ Do you often feel tired, fatigued, or sleepy during the daytime?
__       __ Has anyone ever observed you stop breathing during your sleep?
__       __ Do you have or are you being treated for high blood pressure?
__       __ Is your BMI more than 35 kg/m (wt(lbs) / ht(ins) x ht(ins) x 703)
_______  /  ______ X ______  = _______ X 703 = ________
 WT      HT          HT                                     BMI
__       __ Are you over 50 years of age?
__       __ Is your neck circumference greater than 15 ¾ inches (40 cm)?
__       __ Are you male?
__       __ Are you diabetic?