Dr. Ankur Bindal M.D., M.P.H
Sleep Medicine Specialist | Sleep Medicine1980 Tybee Lane Lake Charles LA, 70605
Dr. Ankur Bindal practices Sleep Medicine in Lake Charles, LA. Dr. Bindal studies, diagnoses, and treats sleep disturbances and disorders due to varying factors. Sleep Medicine Physicians are trained to treat many different conditions, including insomnia, narcolepsy, sleep apnea, idiopathic hypersomnia, menstrual-related hypersomnia, and circadian rhythm disturbances, among others.
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- The Negative Impact Sleep Apnea Can Have on a Child's Memory
Many already know that the pauses in breathing for a long period of time are what defines sleep apnea. However, what many may not know is that this disorder affects 1 out of 4 children and may occur between the ages of 2 and 8 years old. The American Sleep Apnea Association indicated that...
- Researchers Use Tongue Ultrasound to Direct Treatment of Sleep Apnea
Obstructive sleep apnea is a medical condition that is characterized by pauses in breathing. The affected patient finds it difficult to breathe because the muscles of inhalation stop moving and the volume of the lungs remains the same. This is due to the accumulation of CO2 in the blood and a high...
- Do I Have Insomnia?
Do you find it difficult to fall asleep after hitting the bed? Do you get up often in between during the night and struggle to get back to slumber? Do you get up much before the Sun’s rays hits the clouds? Do you feel tired the entire day without a refreshing sleep at night? All of the above are...
- Sleep Apnea Machines: What's a CPAP?
Sleep Apnea, a sleeping disorder that causes breathing interruption during sleep, has some serious effects if left untreated. The most common and effective treatment for sleep apnea is the CPAP or Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Therapy which aids patients in breathing when asleep.How does CPAP...
- Melatonin Health Benefits and Uses
What is melatonin?In order to synchronize one's biological clock (wake-sleep cycle), the hormone melatonin has to be discharged. This customary wake-sleep cycle is about 8 hours of sleep for most people and 16 hours of wakefulness. In the United States, melatonin can be given as an over-the-counter...
- What is Bedtime Procrastination?
When we hear the word “procrastination,” most people think of work. Procrastination is not something we automatically associate with bedtime or sleep. However, a new type of procrastination has been identified, and it particularly affects our behavior in the bedroom. With the influx of...
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