Sleep Clinics

Please contact the Pretoria Sleep Clinic with any queries you may have.

Please contact Nelspruit Sleep Clinic with any queries you may have.

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SLEEP CLINICS PROVIDE EXPERTISE IN DIAGNOSING AND TREATMENT OF A WIDE RANGE OF SLEEP DISORDERS.

The Nelspruit Sleep Clinic and Pretoria Sleep Clinic offer help in improving your quality of life by giving you a peaceful nights sleep. Most health insurance providers cover the diagnoses and treatment of sleep disorders.

The Pretoria Sleep Lab and Nelspruit Sleep Clinics were founded in 2000 by Peet Vermaak, Clinical Neurophysiologist.

Other services include:

  • Routine and long term EEG recordings
  • Electromyography and nerve conduction testing

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Narcolepsy

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Periodic Limb Movements During Sleep

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Restless Leg Syndrome

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Insomnia

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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Sleep Disorders

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Normal Sleep

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