Should I see a sleep specialist?
Many residents feel fatigued and sleepy due to sleep deprivation. When should you be concerned that more is going on?
Indications that maybe you should see a Sleep Specialist:
- Significant snoring
- Witnessed apnea
- Feeling too sleepy to do the job
- Feeling more sleepy than expected for amount of sleep
- Falling asleep driving or near misses
- Restless leg symptoms that is bothersome/interfering with sleep
- Significant insomnia
Washington University Multidisciplinary Sleep Center, appointments: (314)362-4342
No referral needed unless required by insurance (generally not required by BJC or Wash U health plans, but students do require referral from student health)