UPMC’s Sleep Medicine Center — accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine — is the only multidisciplinary sleep medicine facility in western Pennsylvania. The Sleep Medicine Center performs approximately 2,000 sleep studies annually for adult patients with all types of sleep disorders. The staff at the UPMC Sleep Medicine Center includes board certified physicians, certified nurse practitioners, and registered sleep laboratory technologists.
Learn more about common sleep disorders and how you can make the most of your rest each night.
When you get less than seven hours of sleep at night, you’re building sleep debt. It is possible to repay a short debt through extra hours of rest.
Exploding Head Syndrome is a condition in which a person perceives a loud noise, such as a gunshot, explosion, or loud crash, when falling asleep.
Unlike a nightmare, a night terror is not technically a dream, but instead a sudden, fearful reaction that happens during sleep.
Fact or fiction – does eating food before bed have negative effects on your sleep patterns? Find the truth in our blog post about eating before slumber.