Sleep problems plague millions of Americans. If you’re one of them, you’re losing precious time for your body to recover, rest and recharge. At the Sleep Center at Valley Baptist Medical Center, we’re committed to diagnosing and addressing your sleep disorder to help you get a good night’s sleep.
Designed to Meet Your Needs
The Sleep Center at Valley Baptist Medical Center—Harlingen opened in 1996, and since then has evaluated and assisted sleep doctors in treating thousands of patients. Our Valley Baptist Medical Center—Brownsville Sleep Center has provided services for more than a decade in a comfortable suite located in the Professional Tower at Valley Baptist Medical Center—Brownsville.
Obstructive sleep apnea
Periodic limb movements/restless leg syndrome
REM behavior disorders
Infant sleep apnea
Infant parasomnias (sleep disorders)
What to Expect
Every patient is unique and receives a thorough evaluation to provide the optimal sleep treatment and recommendations. Because sleep problems require long-term management, treatment is discussed with your doctor when possible. A member of the American Board of Sleep Medicine is on staff to help both patients and their doctors understand the diagnosis and treatment of specific sleep disorders.
To test for the above conditions, we may require a sleep study, or polysomnography, be performed. A sleep study measures bodily functions during sleep and is noninvasive and painless.
Depending on the nature of your sleep disorder, you may need to have one or two nights of polysomnography done on an outpatient basis in a private bedroom at one of our sleep centers. Trained technicians using advanced diagnostic equipment will monitor your sleep patterns from a separate control room for the duration of the study. We’ll make you as comfortable as possible while determining your treatment options for your sleep disorder.
Sleep studies are typically covered by most major insurance plans, Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP, Tricare, Humana and most managed care plans. Our staff will assist you in verifying coverage, obtaining pre-approval, filing claims and addressing any concerns you may have regarding your sleep studies.
For More Information
Have questions regarding our diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders? Call us at (956) 698-5516 in Brownsville and (956) 425-6400 in Harlingen.
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