U.S. ADULTS HAVE A SLEEP DISORDER
U.S. ADULTS HAVE OBSTUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA
Drowsy driving is responsible for 1,550 fatalities and 40,000 nonfatal injuries annually in the United States.
100,000 deaths occur each year in US hospitals due to medical errors and sleep deprivation have been shown to make a significant contribution.
Common sleep disorder
Insomnia is the most common specific sleep disorder, with short term issues reported by about 30% of adults and chronic insomnia by 10%
Nagwa N. Lamaie – MD
Dr. Nagwa N. Lamaze received her medical degree from Cairo University El Kasr El Einy Medical School. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. She then obtained her Certificate of Added Qualification in Sleep Medicine through the American Boards of Medical Specialties.
Dr. Lamiae, holds an appointment as Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Incarnate Word, School of Osteopathic Medicine. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Medical School in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Lamaie is on Clinical Staff with the Sleep Medicine Department at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital in San Antonio, Texas.
She is currently on staff at The Texas School of Sleep Medicine and Technology in San Antonio; an AASM accredited school for teaching ASTEP program for sleep certification.
She serves as the Medical Director of The Vine Sleep lab and fulfills both clinical and supervisory responsibilities. She has extensive experience in evaluating and managing adult & pediatric patients with sleep-related disorders including but not limited to sleep apnea, insomnia and narcolepsy. She incorporates her knowledge and skills in evaluating and managing a variety of sleep disorders which adversely affect sleep quality and quantity for adults & children. Her area of expertise includes interpreting polysomnography studies for both adults and children ages two years old & up.
One of her main goals is to serve the community & help increase the awareness regarding sleep related disorders. This includes but is not limited to the most prevalent disorder, sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome. She is a firm believer that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This is especially true, considering the strong association between sleep-related disorders and some of the most commonly encountered comorbidities in the outpatient setting. For example; obesity, diabetes, hypertension, cerebrovascular disease and depression.
Board Certified in Sleep Medicine
Dr. Vidya Pai, M.D.
Dr. Vidya Pai is a board-certified Sleep Physician with a focus on pulmonary disease and sleep medicine. Dr. Pai has a special interest in treating respiratory sleep disorders, mainly obstructive sleep apnea, as well as non-respiratory sleep disorders, such as insomnia, narcolepsy, parasomnias, restless leg syndrome, and circadian rhythm disorders in adults and children.
Dr. Pai completed her internship at Drexel University and her residency at Michigan State University. She then completed a fellowship in sleep medicine at the prestigious Harvard Medical School. Dr. Pai has an interest in Sleep research and has published several peer reviews articles. She serves as the Medical Director in the Vine Medical Center Sleep Lab.
Board Certified Sleep Physician
Lack of sleep negatively affects our body’s immune system.
Quality adequate sleep is associated with reduced infection risk and can improve vaccination responses.
At The Vine Medical Center, we offer comprehensive sleep evaluation and testing while educating our patients.
It is a sleep disorder that is characterized by severe daytime sleepiness
It is a sleep disorder in which you have trouble falling and/or staying asleep
All sleep studies are reviewed and interpreted by our Board Certified Physician in Sleep Medicine