GILLETTE, WY – The next meeting of the A.W.A.K.E. support group is Tuesday, June 4, from 6-7 pm in the Sleep Disorders Clinic, on the second floor of the hospital. The group is free and open to anyone with questions about snoring, daytime sleepiness, restless legs, insomnia, unexplained high blood pressure, or those currently on C-PAP or BI-PAP for sleep apnea.
The evening will feature a tour of the newly expanded Sleep Clinic and a presentation entitled: "What Happens During a Sleep Study?"
Campbell County Health and the American Sleep Apnea Association joined together to form A.W.A.K.E. (Alert, Well, And Keeping Energetic), a quarterly health awareness group for people affected by sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a condition where people experience periods where they stop breathing during sleep. Sleep apnea is a serious health condition and can increase the risks for heart attack and stroke.
Contact Dessie Hoxie at the Sleep Disorders Clinic at 688.2350 for more information, or visit www.ccmh.net.
Manager Community Relations