FAA Sleep Apnea

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As of 2016, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reported that there was over 15,000 active pilots in New York. JFK airport alone employees over 37,000 people including pilots and air traffic control workers. Every job in the FAA and its respective counterparts are responsible for millions of lives each day. Employees of the FAA have hectic schedules that may alter their sleep schedules and make them more susceptible to a sleep disorder. Sleep apnea, one of the most common sleep disorders, plagues over 18 million Americans, according to the National Sleep Foundation. Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that must be treated. There are serious health risks that may become present if left untreated.

It is extremely dangerous to leave any symptoms untreated and not diagnosed by a sleep doctor. Insufficient sleep presents a higher risk of a sleep disorder. One of the most common sleep disorders commercial drivers and truckers suffer from is sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a chronic condition that causes airways to become obstructed during sleep. Cases may range from mild to severe. Patients who suffer from sleep apnea endure countless nights of interrupted slee

Health Risks Of Sleep Apnea
  • High blood pressure
  • Stroke
  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Depression
  • Headaches
  • Heart failure

Dr. Mayank Shukla is New York’s top sleep doctor, treating patients in Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and Brooklyn. Dr. Shukla offers leading comprehensive care at any one of his offices in New York including various sleep apnea treatment options for his patients.

Sleep Apnea Symptoms
  • Snoring
  • Fatigue
  • Mood Swings
  • Sore Throat
  • Disrupted Sleep
  • Poor Concentration
  • Interrupted Breathing During Sleep
  • Memory Loss
  • Insomnia

Dr. Shukla spends time with each patient one-on-one to evaluate their symptoms and diagnose their sleep disorder. He will then perform a short physical exam, discuss the patient’s medical history and symptoms. There may also be a sleep test to further assess the sleep disorder. The sleep study can be done in our office or at home. Through the initial appointment and necessary tests, Dr. Shukla can diagnose the condition and create a comprehensive treatment plan for the patient based on the severity of the sleep disorder.

At Sleep MD NYC, Dr. Shukla offers cutting-edge sleep solutions. We provide the leading oral device, CPAP machine, Provent, Winx and Inspire sleep treatments. Contact Dr. Shukla for more information on our comprehensive approach to treating sleep disorders. Book your consultation and find a solution today.

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