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Welcome to Sleep Clinics

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

Please contact the 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.

Articles

Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy is characterised by the classic tetrad of excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, hypnagogic hallucinations, and sleep paralysis. Note that this tetrad is seen only rarely in children. The term "narcolepsy" is derived from Greek, "seized by somnolence."...

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Periodic Limb Movements During Sleep

Periodic limb movement (PLM) disorder is unique in that the movements occur during sleep. Most other movement disorders manifest during wakefulness. The condition is remarkably periodic, and the movements may cause poor sleep and subsequent daytime somnolence. PLM...

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Restless Leg Syndrome

The term restless legs syndrome (RLS) was used initially in the mid-1940s by Swedish neurologist Karl A. Ekbom to describe a disorder characterised by sensory symptoms and motor disturbances of the limbs, mainly during rest. However, early descriptions date back to...

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Insomnia

Insomnia is the most common sleep complaint. It is a perception that sleep quality is inadequate or non-restorative, despite the adequate opportunity to sleep. That insomnia is a symptom, not a disease, is important to note; it is associated with a variety of medical,...

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea (OSAH) is characterized by recurrent episodes of upper airway collapse and obstruction during sleep. These episodes of obstruction are associated with recurrent oxyhemoglobin desaturation and arousals from sleep. Obstructive sleep...

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Sleep Disorders

WHAT ARE SLEEP DISORDERS? Sleep is a behavioural state characterised by little physical activity and almost no awareness of the outside world. We all know when we need to sleep, we can feel this need. We also know when sleep has done its work, we feel rested and full...

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Contact Us

We are here to assist you, please give us a call for any information on sleep disorders or Cpap Machines and Devices.

Nelspruit Sleep Clinic

Contact: Peet Vermaak

Address:
Suite G08
Lowveld Hospital
10 Rothery Street
Nelspruit

Tel: (013)-752-8092

Email: info@ptasleeplab.co.za

Pretoria Sleep Clinic

Contact: Peet Vermaak

Address:
114 Nicolson Street
Brooklyn
Pretoria
0002

Tel: (012)-346-0307/9
Fax:0865664670

Email: info@ptasleeplab.co.za

Cpap Machines and accessories

Contact: Leon Scheepers

Address:
114 Nicolson Street
Brooklyn
Pretoria
0002

Tel: +27(0)82 640 7086

Email: sales@cpapessentials.co.za