Sleep Medicine Center

The Sleep Medicine Center at Feather River Hospital is a diagnostic and treatment laboratory for people with sleep apnea. Those who suffer from sleep apnea suffer from involuntary breathing pauses every hour.

Following a consultation, your doctor may refer you to the Sleep Medicine Center for a sleep study, called a Polysomnography Study. This study is conducted at the center in a comfortable, home-like, bedroom. While you sleep, a specially trained technician in the observation room monitors your breathing patterns, muscle movement, blood oxygen level, heart rate, eye movement, airflow and brain activity. Each bedroom has attached shower and bathroom facilities so you can prepare for your normal day. Poor sleep symptoms include:

  • Excessive daytime sleepiness and fatigue
  • Loud snoring accompanied by periods of no breathing
  • Falling asleep while driving or during other daytime activities
  • Waking with a dry throat
  • Morning headaches
  • Irritability and mood changes
  • Restless sleep

If you believe you might suffer from sleep apnea, consult your family doctor for a sleep medicine consultation and ask for a referral to the Sleep Medicine Center at Feather River Hospital.

Contact Us

Sleep Medicine Center
Feather River Hospital
5974 Pentz Road
Paradise, CA 95969
(530) 877-9361

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