Many studies show that there is a high prevalence of Insomnia among sleep apnea patients. In this &SLEEP episode, Dr. Gindy explains the signs and symptoms of the three different types of insomnia: sleep onset, sleep maintenance, and early morning awakening. She then provides advice for those patients who suffer from both insomnia and sleep apnea and what treatment plan they can discuss with their doctors to get the best outcome.
Dr. Sylvia Gindy, PsyD, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and the Founder of Looking Glass Psychology. With over a decade of in-the-field experience, she provides evidence-based therapies and practical life strategies with a warm and supportive style.
During her career with the Veterans Administration, Dr. Gindy developed a niche in treating Veterans with Obstructive Sleep Apnea and co-occurring Insomnia. Dr. Gindy cross-referred to medical professionals for adjacent concerns that were impacting Veterans’ sleep. An expert in Insomnia and Sleep Disorders, Dr. Gindy has facilitated groups and trainings, helping individuals eliminate their insomnia without the use of medications.
The above information is not intended to replace professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Individual results may vary.