Wockhardt Hospitals launches sleep disorder clinic

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This clinic will deal with all kinds of sleep disorders including sleep apnea, insomnia, hypersomnia, snoring, parasomnia etc. 

Wockhardt Hospital has launched a Sleep Disorder Clinic at the Mumbai Central branch which will deal with all issues related to sleep health.

This clinic will deal with all kinds of sleep disorders including sleep apnea, insomnia, hypersomnia, snoring, parasomnia, etc.

Speaking during the launch, Dr. Prashant Makhija, Consultant Neurologist, Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central said, “Getting adequate sleep of at least 7-9 hours is essential for every adult. Sleep health has also been recently included by American Heart Association as a metric of cardiovascular health. Frequent sleep disruptions can result in both short-term as well as long-term health complications. Also, speaking on the common issue of snoring, which is not only a nuisance for bed-partner but can be a marker of Sleep apnea serious health disorder with significant long-term negative effects on cognitive, metabolic, and cardiovascular health.

Dr. Malik Merchant, Consultant Psychiatrist, Wockhardt Hospital adds, “there are several factors which contribute to sleep disruptions. While we spend one-third of our lives sleeping, there’s poor awareness amongst the general population about the importance of sleep. Sleep difficulties can arise due to physical as well as emotional problems. Sleep and mental health have a strong relationship and are dependent on one another. Lack of sleep can contribute to or worsen existing depression, anxiety, mood swings, anger, loneliness, etc. Stress is one of the leading factors for a sleep disorder.”

Dr. Prashant Makhija
Consultant Neurologist
Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central

Dr. Malik Merchant
Consultant Psychiatrist
Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai Central

To book an appointment call: +918291101001

Source: https://www.expresshealthcare.in/news/wockhardt-hospital-launches-sleep-disorder-clinic/436407/

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