Brooklyn sleep doctor

Brooklyn NY Sleep Doctor

Sleeping well is not a waste of time but an essential physiologic component of our life without which life is incompatible.

Sleep problems in Brooklyn, New York? We can help!

In a busy and bustling city like New York City which is often called the city that never sleeps, getting enough sleep is often a challenge for some people in Brooklyn and other parts of New York City as they simply do not have the time with their busy schedule.

For others, they simply cannot fall asleep even when they try. Some people do get enough sleep, and have the opportunity to sleep but do not feel refreshed when they wake up and feel sleepy tired during the day.

How much sleep is needed?

Research shows that 8 hours and 14 minutes is the time when people do not have any sleep debt although most do not get this much sleep. The minimum amount of sleep for optimal health is considered 7 hours below which a person is classfied as being sleep deprived.

Facts about sleep

Did you know?

It is estimated that 50 to 70 million Americans suffer from some kind of disorder of sleep and wakefulness, adversely affecting their sleep, health and longevity. 

Benefits of getting proper sleep

Sleep has many benefits for health, and wellbeing, both physical and emotional.

Some of the benefits of sleep include the following

  • Getting proper amount of sleep reduces stress
  • Sleep reduces anxiety and other mood disorders
  • Sleep reduces inflammation and many other health problems
  • Sleep also keeps you more alert and focussed during the day
  • Sleep improves memory, as memory consolidation happens in REM sleep
  • Sleep may help you in the process of losing weight
  • Sleep may reduce riks of depression
  • Sleep can also help reduce risk of cancer

Symptoms of sleep disorders

Sleep disorders are also called sleep wake disorders as it they not only concern sleep but the symptoms of not getting proper sleep lead to symptoms during the wake period.

Some of the symptoms of sleep disorders include

  • Difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep
  • Feeling not refreshed upon awakening
  • Excessive daytime sleepiness
  • Restlessness and irritability during the day
  • Moor disorders such as anxiety and depression
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Common sleep disorders


Insommnia is one of the most common sleeping disorder where a person cannot fall asleep or stay asleep.

It might appear as early morning awakening in which the individual stirs a few hours ahead of schedule and can’t continue sleeping. Learn more…


Excessive daytime sleepiness (counting scenes of compelling sleepiness) along with abrupt muscle weakness called cataplexy are the trademark indications of narcolepsy. Learn more…

Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)

RLS is portrayed by an undesirable “crawling” sensation, urge to move legs, strolling or kicking. Learn more…

Sleep Apnea

If you snore at night, it might be something beyond just an annoyance – it might be an indication of sleep apnea. People with sleep apnea may experience excessive daytime sleepiness, as their sleep is usually disturbed and may not feel helpful. Learn more…

How can we help deal with sleep disorders in Brooklyn, NYC?

Our board certified sleep doctor in Brooklyn, New York can not only help you properly diagnose any sleep problem but also help treat it.

Our medical director, Prab R Tumpati, MD is board certifed in sleep medicine and has over 10 years of practice experience. He is also trained in related fields of obesity medicine and aesthetic medicine that can help you lose weight if you are overweight or take care of any of your aesthetic and cosmetic skin care needs.

As the medical director and founder of W8MD weight loss, sleep andmedspa centers, Dr Tumpati is also the medical director for the Philadelphia and New Jersey locations for W8MD’s weight loss, sleep and medsdpa centers.

If you are looking for a no wait time, fast and easy, experienced, board certifed sleep medicine doctor in Brooklyn or Manhattan, New York City, call us today. Learn more…

Call us today at 718 946 5500

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