Our Services

Diagnosing and Treating the Full Range of Sleep Disorders

Every year, thousands of adults and pediatric patients turn to Swedish Sleep Medicine for help in managing sleep disorders. As the largest sleep medicine program in the Pacific Northwest, we employ a cutting edge, multidisciplinary approach in diagnosing and treating patients with sleep disorders.

Problems and Diagnostic Tools:

  • Breathing problems in sleep such as obstructive or central sleep apnea; snoring
    • Comprehensive new-patient questionnaire
    • Clinical evaluation
    • Overnight polysomnography (PSG)
    • Overnight polysomnography with transcutaneous CO2 monitoring
    • Home Sleep Testing (HST)
    • Sleep apnea screening
    • Overnight oximetry
  • Children's Sleep Disorders
    • Comprehensive new-patient questionnaire
    • Clinical evaluation
    • Overnight pediatric polysomnography (PSG) (with capnography and or transcutaneous CO2 monitoring)
    • Overnight pediatric polysomnography with 1:1 patient:technologist ratio (below age 13) 
  • Circadian Rhythm Disorders such as delayed or advanced sleep-phase syndrome, Shift-Work/Jet Lag syndromes
    • Comprehensive new-patient questionnaire
    • Clinical evaluation
    • Sleep diaries
    • Actigraphy
    • Overnight or daytime polysomnography (PSG)
  • Daytime Sleepiness such as narcolepsy; insufficient sleep syndrome or sleepiness resulting from another sleep disorder
    • Comprehensive new-patient questionnaire
    • Clinical evaluation
    • Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS)
    • Sleep diaries
    • Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT)
    • Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT)
  • Insomnia and difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep
    • Comprehensive new-patient questionnaire
    • Clinical evaluation
    • Sleep diaries
    • Actigraphy
    • Dysfunctional Beliefs/ Attitudes about Sleep Questionnaire
    • Epworth Sleepiness Scale
  • Parasomnias and things that happen in sleep such as sleep terrors; sleep walking; sleep-eating; bruxism and sleep-related seizures
    • Comprehensive new-patient questionnaire
    • Clinical Evaluation
    • Overnight polysomnography with video recording and a parasomnia montage 
    • Overnight polysomnography with video recording and a seizure montage
    • Overnight polysomnography with video recording and a bruxism montage
    • Overnight polysomnography with parasomnia stimulus
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
    • Comprehensive new-patient questionnaire
    • Clinical evaluation
  • Women and Sleep
    • Comprehensive new-patient questionnaire
    • Clinical evaluation
    • Overnight polysomnography with a female technologist

Just some of the treatments and approaches we use:

  • Breathing problems
    • CPAP/ bi-level PAP/ ASV
    • Mandibular advancement devices (MAD)
    • Surgical procedures
    • Provent nasal strips
  • Insomnia and difficulty sleeping
    • Sleep hygiene
    • Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I)
      • Stimulus Control Therapy
      • Sleep Restriction Therapy
      • Relaxation Therapy
    • Pharmacotherapy

Children's Sleep Disorders

Swedish Sleep Medicine has a dedicated Pediatric Sleep Specialist who cares for babies, children and teens. Conditions We Treat Snoring ...

Daytime Sleepiness

Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) is a sleep disorder. People who have EDS feel very drowsy during the day and have an overwhelming urge to fall...

Insomnia

Insomnia can be a short-term or chronic condition, but it always involves problems with falling or staying asleep. Short-term (transient) insomnia...

Parasomnia

Parasomnias are disruptive sleep-related disorders that can occur during arousals from REM sleep or partial arousals from Non-REM...

Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea occurs when your breathing is disrupted during sleep. There are two main problems associated with it. The loss of sleep...

Sleep Medicine

Swedish Sleep Medicine’s team of leading specialists are board-certified in sleep medicine as well as in subspecialties in neurology, psychiatry, internal medicine, neuro-psychiatry, pediatrics and pediatric pulmonary medicine.

Sleep Medicine

Adequate sleep is vital to good health and recovery. Sleep Medicine physicians provide a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosing and treating a...

Sleep Terrors

Sleep terrors occur during deep sleep. They usually occur a few hours after people fall asleep and last 5 to 20 minutes. What Causes...

Women And Sleep

Women go through a series of life stages that are a natural part of being a women. These changes can affect your ability to sleep. What are the...