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Help! I Keep Waking Up at the Same Time Every Night Mar 1st, 2024

Waking up too early or several times throughout the night can lead to persistent daytime sleepiness, mood swings, and other issues that interfere with daily functioning. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep, we specialize in comprehensive sleep studies to better understand what’s causing you to wake up frequently at night....

Tips for New Parents to Manage the Effects of Sleepless Nights Feb 8th, 2024

One of the biggest challenges new parents face is sleep deprivation, especially in the first few months of their baby’s life. Adjusting to a new schedule while navigating a lack of sleep can take a toll on your and your partner’s physical, mental, and emotional wellness. At Stat Care Pulmonary...

5 Sneaky Ways You're Being Deprived of Sleep Jan 18th, 2024

Going to bed too late is why many people don’t get the good quality sleep they need. However, other things may interfere with your sleep that you don’t realize. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep, we offer personalized sleep support services to restore your sleep quality and reduce your risk...

The Link Between Your Hormones and Sleep Dec 12th, 2023

Your hormones are powerful chemicals that regulate many of your body’s functions. Even a small dip in your hormone levels can lead to issues that affect your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Low hormone levels can also disrupt your ability to get a good night’s sleep for weeks or months...

4 Things Your Sleep Environment Should (and Shouldn't) Have Nov 2nd, 2023

Maintaining an ideal sleep environment is essential to getting quality sleep. If you’re struggling with insomnia or never seem to wake up feeling refreshed, you can find the resources you need at Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep in St. Petersburg, Florida. Our sleep experts, Ashok Tyagi, DO, CPE, and Himanshu...

What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Smoking Oct 5th, 2023

Kicking the smoking habit is one of the best things you can do for your current and future health. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep, we offer a customized smoking cessation program that helps you confront the desire to smoke and your physical craving for nicotine. Our pulmonary experts, Himanshu Chandarana, MD, and Ashok Tyagi,...

Helping a Child with Narcolepsy Sep 1st, 2023

Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder that affects adults and children. For a child with narcolepsy, the impact of recurring symptoms can alter their life. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep, we offer diagnostic sleep testing on-site to confirm narcolepsy as the cause of troublesome symptoms like falling asleep in the middle of dinner....

Myths and Facts About Insomnia Aug 3rd, 2023

Insomnia is a sleep disorder that affects 1 in 3 Americans during their lifetime. If you’re tired of being tired, you can find comprehensive care for insomnia at Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep in St. Petersburg, Florida.  Our sleep experts, Ashok Tyagi, DO, CPE, and Himanshu Chandarana, MD, offer diagnostic...

I'm In Good Health — Why Am I So Tired All the Time? Jul 2nd, 2023

Exhaustion is a common complaint of many Americans, even those who are healthy and free of chronic disease. If you’re tired of feeling tired and run-down, consider scheduling a diagnostic evaluation for a sleep disorder. Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep offers comprehensive sleep evaluations and other diagnostic tests to identify...

5 Reasons to Consider a Lung Cancer Screening Jun 1st, 2023

A lung cancer screening can identify warning signs of cancer in the early stages when the condition may be easier to treat. While you may not need routine lung cancer screenings until age 50 if you’re otherwise healthy, some risk factors call for earlier testing. At Stat Care Pulmonary and...

It’s Not Just Snoring: The Serious Health Effects of Sleep Apnea May 1st, 2023

According to the American Medical Association, about 30 million Americans have sleep apnea, but only about 6 million receive a diagnosis. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep, we specialize in sleep studies and other diagnostic services to accurately diagnose and treat sleep apnea. Testing ensures you get the proper treatment to reduce your risk...

Quitting Smoking: You Don’t Have to Go It Alone Apr 5th, 2023

Quitting smoking is difficult for many reasons, and if you find it hard to kick the habit on your own, you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, less than 10% of adults actually succeed in quitting for good each year. At Stat Care Pulmonary and...

All About Sleep Hygiene: What It Is, and How to Improve Yours Mar 7th, 2023

Good sleep hygiene is an essential part of a healthy life. If you wake up tired and lack the energy needed to get through your day, it may be time to look at your sleep habits. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep, our sleep experts, Ashok Tyagi, DO, CPE, and...

What Happens During an In-Home Sleep Study? Feb 14th, 2023

A sleep study is an effective way to identify issues that disrupt the quality or quantity of your sleep. Because a good night’s sleep is essential for optimal health, you may need to undergo sleep testing if you experience daytime sleepiness or loud snoring. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep,...

Finding the Right Treatment for the 4 Most Common Types of Lung Disease Jan 5th, 2023

An estimated 37 million Americans have a chronic lung disease and require treatment to protect their respiratory health. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep, our skilled pulmonary specialists, Himanshu Chandarana, MD, and Ashok Tyagi, DO, offer comprehensive care for many types of lung disease, including the four most common types...

What to Expect Before, During, and After Your Sleep Study Dec 7th, 2022

If you need a sleep study to learn more about your daytime sleepiness, you may have questions about what to expect. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep in St. Petersburg, Florida, our skilled sleep specialists Ashok Tyagi, DO, CPE, and Himanshu Chandarana, MD, offer in-lab sleep testing to assess your...

The Link Between Insomnia and Smoking Cigarettes Nov 1st, 2022

It’s difficult enough to get high-quality sleep each night with all of life’s distractions. Add cigarette smoking to the mix and you may develop a bad case of insomnia. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep, our sleep experts, Ashok Tyagi, DO, CPE, and Himanshu Chandarana, MD, specialize in treatment strategies to help you...

4 Treatable Conditions That Cause Excessive Sleepiness Oct 1st, 2022

Lots of people complain about feeling sleepy during the day. But excessive daytime sleepiness may be a warning sign that something more is going on with your health. Here at Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep in St. Petersburg, Florida, Ashok Tyagi, DO, CPE, and Himanshu Chandarana, MD, specialize in diagnostic testing and treatment services for excessive...

5 Smart Sleep Practices to Enhance Your Well-Being Sep 1st, 2022

If you’re done dealing with the overwhelming feelings of daytime sleepiness and a persistent lack of energy, there are changes you can make now to improve your sleep quality and your overall well-being. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep, our experienced pulmonologists, Ashok Tyagi, DO, CPE, and Himanshu Chandarana, MD,...

Understanding the Link Between Anxiety and Insomnia Aug 1st, 2022

If you have anxiety, you may already be familiar with the vicious cycle between your anxious feelings and your ability to get good sleep. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep in St. Petersburg, Florida, our sleep experts, Ashok Tyagi, DO, CPE, and Himanshu Chandarana, MD, specialize in services that promote relief of insomnia and other...

How Does Smoking Affect Sleep Quality? Jul 1st, 2022

The hazards of smoking are well known, but there may be a new reason for you to quit for good. If you treasure your sleep but often feel tired in the morning, it may be linked to your smoking habit. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep, we offer comprehensive smoking cessation resources to reduce your...

Why Can’t I Wake Up Feeling Refreshed? Jun 1st, 2022

If you’re getting eight hours of sleep but still wake up feeling tired and worn out, you’re not getting quality sleep. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep in St. Petersburg, Florida, sleep specialists Himanshu Chandarana, MD, and Ashok Tyagi, DO, CPE, offer comprehensive sleep testing services to measure your sleep...

How Lack of Sleep Impacts Your Whole Health May 1st, 2022

When you want to improve your overall health, you may make the mistake of focusing only on your diet and exercise routine. But if you want to maximize your long-term wellness, you also need to prioritize healthy sleep habits. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep, Himanshu Chandarana, MD, and Ashok...

The Importance of Understanding Why You Snore Apr 7th, 2022

It’s estimated that 45% of American adults snore occasionally and 25% snore regularly. Because snoring can do more harm than disturb your partner’s sleep, it’s important that you find out why you’re doing it. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep in St. Petersburg, Florida, our sleep specialists, Himanshu Chandarana, MD, and Ashok Tyagi, DO, CPE, offer...

Spotting the Warning Signs of Lung Disease Mar 9th, 2022

About 37 million Americans have lung disease that requires treatment, and many of them don’t know they have it until the condition is advanced. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep in St. Petersburg, Florida, our pulmonary specialists, Himanshu Chandarana, MD, and Ashok Tyagi, DO, CPE, offer diagnostic testing services and...

3 Tips for Preparing for Your Upcoming Sleep Test Feb 17th, 2022

A sleep test is a diagnostic tool to identify underlying health issues or sleep habits that leave you feeling less than refreshed each morning. At Stat Care Pulmonary and Sleep in St. Petersburg, Florida, our sleep specialists offer options for both home testing and in-lab sleep testing. Ashok Tyagi, DO,...

Common Causes of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness Jan 1st, 2022

About 20% of women and men in the United States battle daytime sleepiness.Daytime sleepiness most commonly affects teenagers, older adults, and shift workers, but anyone’s at risk.  When you’re too drowsy during the day, you could fall asleep at work or at the wheel, putting your life and others’ lives...