The human body needs a sufficient amount of sleep, estimated at (7-8) hours at least. As sleeping with this amount is necessary for human physical and psychological health, it is also necessary for the body to be able to perform its functions in a balanced way. It is advised that, the sleep schedule should be stable, as the first night hours are considered the most important hours for the body and organs to obtain the required comfort. Adjusting the sleep schedule is as important as the importance of sleeping hours. A person may sleep 8 hours a day, but not get the needed rest. So we – dr.alakkad- recommend following a regular schedule of sleep, especially, the sleep in the first hours of the night, so that, the body can get a sleep that affects positively in improving the performance of body functions and working in a vital way.
There are some sleep-related problems – which the improper sleep may be the cause of it, and may be caused by causes not related to the correct sleep – such as sleep disorders, snoring, sleep apnea and other diseases. We treat all of these diseases in our hospital under the supervision of a specialized medical staff with expertise and high efficiency using the latest modern medical means.
One of the problems related to sleep is sleep apnea. As it is considered one of the serious disorders that requires a doctor to evaluate and treat immediately. Also, temporary sleep apnea causes insomnia and lack of sleep.
This disease is caused by the closure of the airway during sleep, and for its treatment. It is necessary to know the reason for its closure. The reasons for the closure of the airway during sleep are, the presence of adenoids, sinusitis, tonsillitis, narrow oral cavities, etc. Therefore, we advise the patient to contact us and book an appointment for a careful medical examination to diagnose the cause, and work to remove it by giving the appropriate treatment or by the necessary surgical procedure.
Obesity and overweight may be reasons for the temporary closure of the airway during sleep, so, in this case, the patient must get rid of excess weight (contact our staff to help get rid of excess weight in modern methods and guaranteed results).
Lasers for treating shortness of breath and simple snoring cases
Laser technology is also used to remove breathing barriers and prevent snoring. Laser therapy can help in relieving shortness of breath and minor snoring during sleep. This procedure is performed under local anesthesia in a simple time.
In cases of permanent snoring, we may not be able to treat the problem with laser. So in these cases, a sleep test must be performed and the exact cause of the snoring factor identified. Where sometimes the issue may not require an operation, but can be disposed of by providing appropriate treatment without the need for surgery.