Dr. James Roy practices Sleep Medicine in Huntsville, AL. Dr. Roy 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.
Education and Training
Eastern Virginia Medical School 2002
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP- Sleep Medicine
- A reassessment of ground water flow conditions and specific yield at Borden and Cape Cod.
- Multiphase flow and transport caused by spontaneous gas phase growth in the presence of dense non-aqueous phase liquid.
- Trans-sodium crocetinate and hemorrhagic shock.
- Proactive screening approach for detecting groundwater contaminants along urban streams at the reach-scale.
- Toxic groundwater contaminants: an overlooked contributor to urban stream syndrome?
- Changes in entrapped gas content and hydraulic conductivity with pressure.
- Artificial sweeteners as potential tracers of municipal landfill leachate.
- Elevated dissolved phosphorus in riparian groundwater along gaining urban streams.
- Patterns of entrapped air dissolution in a two-dimensional pilot-scale synthetic aquifer.
- Assessing potential toxicity of chloride-affected groundwater discharging to an urban stream using juvenile freshwater mussels (Lampsilis siliquoidea).
- Sleep Apnea
- Sleep Disorders
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea (osa)
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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 Developing a New Test for Childhood Sleep Apnea
Although sleep apnea is a common issue in American population, the condition defined as the repeated interruption of breathing during the sleep time is not so frequently found in children. However, taking into account how obesity levels in children have increased during the last decade, and keeping...
- Can Children Suffer from Sleep Apnea?
Sleep apnea is a very common sleep disorder that can affect any individual at any age, even children. It is typically caused by something that blocks the airway, thus leading to abnormal breathing while asleep. If your child snores loudly or displays other symptoms such as breathing difficulties...
- Mason Motz Becomes A Chatterbox Once His Sleep Apnea Was Fixed
Mason Motz is a 6-year-old Texas youngster who now sings his favorite songs and talks to everyone who will listen to him. He is always asking his mom about her day and discussing the world with his brother. Every day, he leaves his family astounded, because, for over five years of his life, Mason...
- Is There a Link Between Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Speech?
Many patients experience issues in speech when diagnosed with sleep apnea. The altered speech function in OSA has led researchers to believe that there is an underlying link between obstructive sleep apnea and a speech disorder. It has been seen in both children and adults, especially if they have...
- Additional Insight into Children's Sleep Apnea
It is surprisingly not uncommon for children to show mild forms of sleep apnea due to enlarged tonsils or adenoids, and some of them can usually grow out of it as their body develops and the airway expands to accommodate their growth. Regardless, the severe versions of obstructive sleep-disordered...