- By Expert Sleep Medicine on August 12, 2020Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder that makes you feel overwhelmingly tired. It can be dangerous because, in severe cases, it can cause you to fall asleep suddenly in the middle of an activity. How Does Narcolepsy Works? The exact cause of narcolepsy is unknown, but ongoing research shows that those with narcolepsy have low levels of hypocretin in their brains. […]
- By Expert Sleep Medicine on July 14, 2020Whether you are still in quarantine or venturing back out to be healthy at work, living and sleeping during the COVID-19 pandemic is an unconventional time for most. Common reasons that people are having trouble falling or staying asleep during this time are: Disruption of a Regular Schedule Many shift workers qualified as essential and have continued to work over […]
- By guardianowl on March 30, 2020Sleep is important to fight infections, like COVID-19. There are many advantages to getting a good night’s sleep. Everyone knows how much better it feels to wake up feeling energized and in a better, relaxed mood after sleeping a full uninterrupted night’s worth, while not getting enough makes us feel more stressed than needed. One advantage of sleep that is […]
Expert Sleep Medicine was founded in 2013 by Dr. Robert Karman. Joined by Warren Shaikun, MD, and Christopher Howerton, MD, Expert Sleep focuses on treating and diagnosing sleep disorders. In 2016, the practice joined Family Allergy and Asthma to allow the growing practice to focus on patient care.