Cornwall Ontario – For a town with a higher percentage of seniors it’s going to be a trip to get service as CCH has closed it’s Sleep Lab.
The Hospital issued a very brief release below. The lab had been in the Cornwall General Hospital prior to its closing.
Sleep Apnea is a condition that can be life threatening if left untreated. Even minor cases can lead to high blood pressure and other health and emotional issues due to fatigue as well as weight gain.
|Cornwall Hospital Sleep Laboratory Services Suspended|
|Cornwall Community Hospital has made the difficult decision to permanently suspend the Sleep Laboratory services currently provided in the hospital.
Studies completed at the Sleep Lab assist doctors in diagnosing sleep disorders such as sleep apnea.
A sleep study is a non-invasive, overnight exam that monitors patients while they sleep.