Help for a Good Night’s Sleep
A good night's sleep is not just a luxury. Lack of sleep can have a serious impact on your life, from your productivity at work to your relationships at home. Millions of Americans are living with an untreated sleep disorder. Sleep disorders affect your ability to get uninterrupted, quality sleep. Debilitating sleepiness can increase the chances of driving accidents and may lead to health complications, including heart problems.
Find out if you're at risk for a sleep disorder by taking our online assessment.
AdventHealth Sleep Center
- Kansas City Sleep Doctors
The AdventHealth Sleep Center Shawnee Mission can help. Our Kansas City sleep doctors can determine, often in one overnight stay, if you have a sleep disorder. Additionally, the Center will help you arrange for setup of any home care equipment required to treat your sleep disorder.
Kansas City Sleep Studies
If you have two or more of these symptoms, you may be a candidate for a sleep study in Kansas City. Talk to your physician if you experience:
- Loud snoring that bothers others
- Gasping, choking sounds during sleep
- Restless sleep
- Legs jerking or flailing during sleep
- Frequent awakenings for unknown reasons
- More than 20 pounds over your ideal weight
- Frequent morning headaches
- Daytime sleepiness, including unintentionally falling asleep
- Sleepiness while driving or as a passenger in a car
- About Us
The AdventHealth Sleep Center Shawnee mission is fully accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) to diagnose and treat all sleep disorders. This means the Sleep Center meets or exceeds the extensive standards set by the AASM, ensuring you will receive the highest quality of care. Additionally, our medical director, Michael Nelson, MD, is board-certified in Sleep Medicine.
The newly expanded Center has six beds in a hotel-like setting. Our rooms are designed for comfort and privacy, offering a full-sized bed, television and private bathroom. We offer a variety of times for appointments to fit your schedule, including daytime sleep studies for people who work evenings and weekends and normally sleep during the day.
- For More Information
If you are unable to achieve six to eight hours of good sleep each night, or if it generally takes you more than 12 minutes to fall asleep, you could have a sleep disorder. Talk to your primary care physician about getting an order for a sleep study. For more information on sleep disorders, call the Sleep Center at 913-676-8112.
So You Can Follow Your Dreams
When you can’t sleep, it affects every aspect of your life. Let us help you get the restful sleep you need. In addition to helping you coordinate your appointments, we can also connect you with local support groups and services that can help make your days — and nights — easier. And because sleeping issues could be a symptom of something more serious, our network provides expert care to treat a number of conditions and illnesses. Rest assured. Help is here.