MTA Sleep Doctor
At Sleep MD NYC, we know that members of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) workforce face a difficult and sporadic work schedule. A hectic work schedule also affects sleep schedules. As a MTA worker, you transport billions of people each year. What if your sleep schedule started to affect your job and even the lives of billions of others? Over 50-70 million Americans suffer from a sleep disorder, according to Centers for Disease and Control Prevention. Sleep apnea is one of the leading sleep disorders people suffer from. This sleep disorder obstructs airways during sleep and causes interrupted breathing throughout the night.
- Chronic snoring
- Sleepiness and drowsiness during the day
- Difficulty concentrating and retaining information
- Mood swings
- Restless sleep
- High blood pressure
- Weight gain
- Mental health issues
- Heart problems
- Low oxygen levels
Dr. Mayank Shukla offers the leading sleep disorder diagnosis and treatment in the New York area. He has offices in New York City, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and Brooklyn. As an MTA worker, insufficient amounts of sleep can lead to various complications with potential risks to others as well as yourself. One symptom of sleep apnea may include sleepiness during the day or throughout any waking hour. All sleep disorders are a chronic condition that must be treated. Below are some of the other top health risks of sleep apnea:
To properly diagnose each patient, Dr. Shukla will evaluate the patient’s symptoms through a comprehensive consultation. In this initial appointment, he will perform a short physical exam, go over the patient’s medical history, discuss the symptoms and diagnose the sleep disorder. Dr. Shukla may also suggest a sleep study that can be done at our facility or at home to further assess the patient’s symptoms. Once all necessary means have been met , Dr. Shukla will create a personalized treatment plan.
At Sleep MD NYC, we offer the leading sleep apnea and sleep disorder treatments in New York. Our sleep disorder treatment options include an oral device, CPAP machine, Provent, Winx and Inspire.
If you suffer from any of the symptoms above, please contact any one of our offices near you at Sleep MD NYC and book your appointment with Dr. Shukla today.