Overcome Insomnia. Rediscover Restful Sleep.
According to the Mayo Clinic, up to15 percent of adults report chronic insomnia, making insomnia one of the most common medical complaints. Insomnia can affect you mentally and physically. When you feel tired, depressed or irritable due to lack of sleep, it can also make it hard for you to concentrate or perform tasks during the day. Lack of restful, restorative sleep can also increase your risks for high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes.
The Allegiance Sleep Health Center is pleased to provide a new enhanced program, unique to our region, dedicated to sleep disorders such as insomnia. The program offers a cognitive behavioral therapist to assess and treat your insomnia symptoms. The therapist will complete a behavioral assessment and work with you to address thoughts and behaviors that contribute to poor sleep. All patients will receive a sleep-focused medical examination. If a major sleep disorder is suspected, a sleep study will be recommended.
You can overcome insomnia and rediscover restful sleep. The professionals at the Allegiance Sleep Center’s insomnia program can help.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who could benefit from the insomnia program?
Appropriate patients are individuals having difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, or individuals with short-term or long-term stressors that affect their ability to sleep.
What treatment options are offered?
Treatment options can vary depending on your specific sleep challenges, but may include keeping of a sleep diary to pinpoint when specific issues/events occur, sleep habits, environmental interruptions, etc. A medication review will help us to determine whether taking prescribed medications at different times of the day would be beneficial. On rare occasions, a sleep aid may be prescribed for short-term relief.
Treatment plans generally span a couple of weeks to several months determined by complexity and progress in treatment. All services are performed in the Sleep Center.
Is treatment covered by insurance?
Most insurances cover the services. Therapy visits are included under most plans as mental health services.
Do I need a referral from my physician?
No physician referral is needed unless your provider requires one. We will obtain pre-authorization information as warranted prior to the initial visit.