Sleep disorders affect people of all ages, and it is estimated that they impact approximately 40% of the Australian community. Our sleep doctor, Hamna Sahi is a fully qualified sleep specialist who is adept at investigating and treating patients suffering from sleep disorders. Dr Sahi is also able to arrange sleep studies through affiliations with both public and private facilities.
Sleep deprivation impairs cognitive abilities that can result in physical harm, including death, and has been found to be akin to drink-driving. In addition, it can cause chronic health illnesses such as obesity, depression, and heart disease.
Some sleep disorders that people may suffer from include:
Restless legs syndrome (RLS)
Chronic respiratory conditions affect approximately one-third of Australians. The broad symptoms include wheezing, shortness of breath, tightness in the chest, and coughing.
Our respiratory physician provides visiting patients to our Epping practice with diagnosis, treatment and prevention of breathing conditions.
Some respiration disorders include:
Dr Hamna Sahi is our in-house Sleep and Respiratory Physician. So, if you are suffering from any respiratory or sleep disorders, book an appointment for a consultation with Dr Sahi, so that she may investigate and determine an appropriate treatment for your condition.
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Asthma is an inflammatory disease that affects 300 million people worldwide. It is the most common form of chronic lung disease and in Australia, 1 in 9 people are diagnosed with Asthma at some stage in their life. When an asthma attack occurs, the lining of the small airways in your lungs initiates an inflammatory