Check Out Our Sleep Center's Resources

The specialists at the Howard University Hospital Sleep Disorders Center encourages patients to conduct independent research in order to gain a better understanding of Sleep Disorders and the impact it has on your overall health. Our center is fully committed to helping patients achieve the best possible outcomes by providing expert medical care, supportive counseling and a wide range of resources throughout their journey. Click on one of the topics below to find out more information.

Available Therapies for Sleep Disorders

When it comes to helping people improve their overall health and well-being, the experts at the Howard University Hospital Sleep Disorders Center are forging a new path in sleep health. Our nationally recognized physicians can offer specialized treatment plans and multiple therapy options that cater to a patient's specific needs based on their individual health status. Contact one of our sleep experts to find more information on a plan that best suits your needs.

How To Care For Your CPAP

Your CPAP equipment and therapy is the cornerstone of your treatment, contributing to new and improved sleep quality, your overall health and well being. This important investment needs proper maintenance and routine care. The American Sleep Apnea Association has provided a few care tips to ensure your equipment will work properly and prolong the life of your mask, machine and accessories.

Insomnia Self-Help

No matter what age you are, insomnia is treatable. The key often lies in changes to your routine during the day and when you go to bed. Here are a few self-help tips to assist you with getting a good night's sleep:

  • Stick to a normal sleep schedule
  • Stay active
  • Check your medications
  • Avoid or limit naps
  • Avoid or limit caffeine and alcohol intake
  • Don't use nicotine
  • Avoid large meals
  • Find ways to relax
  • Make your bed comfortable
  • Get out of bed when you are not sleeping

Reach Out

Call (202) 865-2122 to contact the HUH Sleep Disorders Center.