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Sleep Medicine

Helping you sleep better

Do you choke, snore or gasp for breath while you sleep? If so, you may have sleep apnea.

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Sleep disorders can wake you up at night and leave you feeling sleepy all day. Fairview's sleep doctors specialize in helping people with problems such as sleep apnea, insomnia or restless legs syndrome (RLS) get a good night’s rest.

Our team of board-certified sleep physicians, registered sleep technicians, nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists, nurses and home medical equipment specialists bring advanced training in diagnosing and treating all types of sleep problems.

Conditions we treat include:
If you think you have a sleep disorder, talk to your primary care provider or call a Fairview Sleep Center.
Watch the video below to see MaryAnn's experience at the Fairview Sleep Centers.

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Our care team includes specialists in a broad range of medical specialties including neurology, otolaryngology, pulmonology, and sleep psychology.

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Our Providers Make the Difference
Fairview features nearly 4,000 providers practicing at over 200 locations throughout the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area and beyond. Fairview Clinics, University of Minnesota Physicians and our independent partner clinics provide an exceptional care experience, while lowering the overall costs of health care.

Sleep center patients share their stories

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Chris F., sleep apnea patient

Christopher: Snoring kept me awake at night and exhausted during the day

My name is Christopher. I’m 26 years old, married, and live in Princeton, Minn., where I work as the automotive service center manager.

I had a really bad snoring problem and I never felt rested. I was snoring loud enough to wake myself up at night, and I was waking my wife up, too.  I was only sleeping two or three hours a night. In the morning I was so tired that the entire day was a struggle.

My family physician, Dr. Jeremy Peterson at Fairview Clinics – Princeton, referred me for a sleep study at the Fairview Sleep Center located at Fairview Northland Medical Center. At first I was extremely nervous. I made it all the way to the hospital once, and then chickened out. I just went home. I never even got out of the car.

But my sleep problems kept getting worse, and Dr. Peterson encouraged me to reconsider having the sleep study done so we rescheduled it. This time I went through with it. I was expecting to be very uncomfortable, but it turned out to be an easy thing for me to do. The sleep technician told me exactly what would happen, and what they were looking for. He eased me into it. I knew exactly what was going to happen, and I almost slept better than I normally do.

I stopped breathing several times during my sleep study. When I came back a day or two later, they set me up with a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) machine that keeps my airway open while I sleep. I swear by that now. Using the CPAP, I sleep seven to eight hours a night.  My wife loves it. Now she’s sleeping better, too. I also had a followup appointment scheduled with Oleg Froymavich, MD, who is a sleep specialist and otolaryngologist. 

I would tell anybody with a sleep problem – see a doctor, go to a Fairview Sleep Center and have a sleep study done if they recommend it.  The doctors and everyone at the sleep center will help you sleep better.

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