Your Shift Sleep Disorder Doctors in Westmoreland County
Shift Work Sleep Disorder
For people who work shifts at extreme or irregular hours, the body's internal clock can become disoriented, resulting in a sleep disorder known as shift work sleep disorder (SWSD). Shift work sleep disorder is caused by working hours that don't match up with the body's natural circadian rhythms. This can lead to difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep, as well as low energy during the day.
At Westmoreland Sleep Medicine in Greensburg, PA we understand how difficult it can be for shift workers to live a normal life with this disorder. That’s why we offer comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for SWSD. Dr. Jain understands that everyone is different, so when it comes to management and treatment, he provides a personalized approach. He'll work one-on-one with you to figure out the best course of action to help manage your sleep disorder so that you can get back to feeling more alert and refreshed during the day. He will also work with your employer to educate them on the health effects of shift work and mitigation mechanisms to help their employees.
If you're ready to take the first step towards improving your quality of life with the top sleep specialist Greensburg has to offer, contact Dr. Jain at Westmoreland Sleep Medicine today. We look forward to helping you find relief from shift work sleep disorder and getting back to feeling like yourself again.
Treatment for Shift Work Disorder in Greensburg
Shift Sleep Disorders | Treatment & Diagnosis
For shift workers who suffer from sleep disorders like shift work disorder (SWSD), it can be difficult to live a healthy life. But at Westmoreland Sleep Medicine in Greensburg, PA, our team is here to help with comprehensive diagnosis and treatment services tailored to your specific needs.
If you're struggling with the following shift work sleep disorder symptoms, there is help:
- Difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
- Low energy during the day
- Difficulty concentrating
- Mood changes and irritability
If you believe you're living with shift work sleep disorder, our team can help. Dr. Jain offers personalized treatment plans for SWSD that will address both your lifestyle needs and medical needs.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long will it take me to feel better?
The length of treatment necessary for SWSD depends on the severity of your disorder. Generally speaking, most patients begin to see improvements in their sleep quality within a few weeks of beginning treatment.
Will I need shift work disorder medication?
Dr. Jain prefers to use lifestyle modifications and behavioral strategies to help manage your shift work sleep disorder before considering medications. However, in some cases, medications may be necessary to improve sleep quality.
Does your sleep clinic near me accept insurance?
Yes, Dr. Jain is in network and accepted by all major health insurers including Highmark BCBS, UPMC, United, Aetna, Cigna, Humana, Tricare, Medicare, Medicaid and Advantra. To view our full list of accepted providers, visit our page, and don’t hesitate to reach out to our staff with any questions.