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Help for All Pediatric Sleep Problems

Sleep is an important aspect of life for our body to restore itself, fight disease, build immunity, and most importantly in children, development and growth. Sleep problem can have negative effect on cardiovascular, metabolic, cognitive and behavioral consequences.

What are symptoms of sleep disorders in children?

Symptoms that could be a sign of a pediatric sleep disorder include:

  • Snoring
  • Difficulty in breathing during sleep
  • Restless sleep
  • Frequent awakenings
  • Night sweating
  • Bedwetting
  • Daytime sleepiness
  • Irritability, aggressiveness
  • Impaired cognitive function
  • Poor school performance
  • Poor appetite

What conditions do we treat at our pediatric sleep medicine clinic?

Our pediatric sleep experts can diagnose and treat a variety of sleep problems. This includes:

  • Sleep apnea
  • Narcolepsy
  • Nightmares
  • Night terrors
  • Insomnia
  • Circadian rhythm disorder
  • Parasomnias
  • Sleep walking/sleep talking
  • Periodic limb movement
  • Restless leg syndrome
  • Difficulty falling and staying asleep

How can you test for sleep disorders in children?

We use advanced testing methods to diagnose each child's unique sleep issues.

Pediatric polysomnography is an overnight sleep study which record brain waves, oxygen level, heart rate and breathing with video monitoring.

Multiple sleep latency test (MSLT) is an extension of the overnight sleep study or polysomnogram to determine disorders associated with excessive daytime sleepiness.

Actigraphy measures the activities to assess for circadian rhythm disorders and to assess the information before multiple sleep latency test.

What can you expect at a pediatric sleep study?

During a sleep study, your child will undergo painless testing in a comfortable environment set up to match regular sleep and bedtime patterns. Our sleep experts monitor your child closely to diagnose the sleep disorder and establish a comprehensive, personalized treatment plan.

Request an Appointment

The information you provide will enable us to assist you as efficiently as possible. A representative will contact you within one to two business days to help you schedule an appointment.

You can also make an appointment with our providers by:

Scheduling a virtual video visit to see a provider from the comfort of your home

Requesting an online second opinion from our specialists 

To speak to someone directly, please call 1-773-702-6169. If you have symptoms of an urgent nature, please call your doctor or go to the emergency room immediately.


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Pediatric Sleep Disorders