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What Are The Most Common Sleep Disorders In The U.S.? - Dr. Brazinsky (VIDEO)

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Dr. Brazinsky introduces herself and shares what the most common sleep disorders in the United States are.

Dr. Brazinsky:
I am Dr. Shari Brazinsky. I am a pulmonary critical care physician in San Diego, California and we’re here today at the Alvarado Hospital Sleep Laboratory to talk about sleep medicine.

The leading sleep disorders in the United States currently are sleep apnea, with obstructive sleep apnea being the most common type, a disease called central sleep apnea being much rarer, restless legs syndrome or periodic leg movements of sleep, and insomnia, which is kind of a sleep disorder of a different type.

About Dr. Shari Brazinsky, M.D.:
Dr. Shari Anne Brazinsky is a pulmonary critical care physician at Alvarado Hospital in San Diego, California as a member of the Pulmonary Medicine and Infectious Disease Medical Group. She was named one of San Diego’s 2008 top pulmonary disease doctors for the third time by San Diego Magazine.

Visit Dr. Brazinsky at Alvarado Hospital

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