Sleep Problems?

  • Why should you be
    concerned about your sleep?

    Why should you be
    concerned about your sleep?

    Contrary to what most people think, sleep is not a time of inactivity, at least when it comes to your brain and body regulation. It is not the same as turning off a switch or shutting down.

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  • How can we
    help you?

    How can we
    help you?

    If you have come to this site, you are likely concerned about your sleep. Unlike some sleep centres, we treat the entire array of sleep disorders.

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  • What can you
    expect?

    What can you
    expect?

    Once you contact the York Region Sleep Disorders Centre, you will be offered an opportunity to see one of our Sleep Specialists. During this consultation, an in depth history will be taken to better understand your concerns as they relate to sleep.

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  • What kind of tests
    might I have?

    What kind of tests
    might I have?

    Our tests include: Overnight Polysomnography, Overnight CPAP Titration Study, Next Day Multiple Sleep Latency Test, and Next Day Maintenance of Wakefulness Test.

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  • What kind of sleep disorder
    might I have?

    What kind of sleep disorder
    might I have?

    While there are almost 100 different sleep disorders, the most common are Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) or Insomnia.

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Breathing Problems?

  • Why should you be
    concerned about your breathing?

    Why should you be
    concerned about your breathing?

    Well, if that isn’t the most obvious question ever. Yet, despite the obvious, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) remains the 4th leading cause of death in Canada and is quickly gaining on the top three (Cancer, Heart Disease and Stroke).

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  • How can we
    help you?

    How can we
    help you?

    If you have come to this site, you are likely concerned about your breathing. At the York Region Pulmonary Function Testing Centre, we not only strive to determine a correct diagnosis, rather, we can also arrange for appropriate treatment.

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  • What kind of tests
    might I have?

    What kind of tests
    might I have?

    We conduct the following pulmonary function tests at our lab utilizing the latest in PFT equipment.

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  • What is a pulmonary function test
    and/or pulmonary rehab?

    What is a pulmonary function test
    and/or pulmonary rehab?

    Pulmonary function testing may involve one or several tests of your lungs including spirometry, lung volumes, diffusion testing, and oxygen saturation measurement by oximetry or blood gas sampling.

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  • What kind of lung disorder
    might I have?

    What kind of lung disorder
    might I have?

    While there are many different lung disorders, the YRPFT has developed a special interest in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

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Did you know?

About 30% to 40% of adults will experience insomnia in any given year.

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Did you know that

OHIP covers all our services?

If you live in Ontario, you are fully insured for all health related care related to determining a diagnosis related to treating your symptoms.

You will need to be referred by your physician who will need to complete a referral for a consult with one of our Sleep Specialist or with our Respirologists depending on the nature of your concerns.

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