Sleep Medicine in Thailand

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Chiangmai Ram Hospital
4.8

From 6 verified reviews

Jenifer Leppert, 08 December 2020

The staff were amazing!!! Also the doctor and nurses were fantastic. I couldn't have wished for more caring individuals to look after me. They go the extra mile to try and put me at ease. I feel like I was getting first-class treatment during my stay there. Thanks to the highly qualified doctor and up to date surgical equipment, my surgery went well. Surgery cost is very affordable as well. :)

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Bumrungrad International Hospital
3.5

From 381 verified reviews

Glinda Deblois, 22 November 2020

I understand why this hospital is considered the best in Thailand. Traveled all the way from Australia to get my treatment here after I heard good things about it. Superb staff, very friendly, attentive, and helpful. Many of the staff can speak English, so communication is not a problem. I asked many questions and told them my concerns, and they answered patiently and put me at ease. Had to stay for several days after my treatment. The room was super clean, well-designed, and definitely made me feel comfortable. The nurses checked on me every hour or so, and the food was surprisingly great. Though having to stay in a hospital is never a good experience, I would say my time in Bumrungrad was a pleasant one. A bit pricey when compared to other hospitals around the area, but with the quality service and high-level care offered, it was all worth it.

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Samitivej Thonburi Hospital
3.3

From 57 verified reviews

Phebe Kratz, 02 November 2020

The price is a bit expensive, but the service was incredible so I don't mind. I had a hip replacement, and the surgeon was very professional and knowledgeable. Felt scared at first, but since the surgeon was very reassuring, the whole experience became stress-free. The staff were very friendly, efficient, and courteous. Everyone was very encouraging as well, helping me to recover faster. Also, the food was very good. 😄 The hospital was clean and tidy. Everything was modern. I really wish my local hospitals were this impressive.

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    Sleep medicine is a medical specialty that focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, and therapy of sleep disorders. A physician who specializes in sleep medicine is called a sleep medicine specialist and they have trained in internal medicine, pediatrics, psychiatry, or neurology during residency. They are qualified to assist patients who suffer from conditions or disorders that affect sleep. They deal with a wide range of diseases and conditions, including:

    • Insomnia, which is difficulty falling or staying asleep throughout the night.
    • Parasomnia, such as sleepwalking.
    • Sleep apnea and snoring, which is a condition when a person experiences abnormal patterns of breathing when they are asleep.
    • Restless legs syndrome, which is an uncontrollable urge to move your legs that keep you awake.
    • Narcolepsy, which is a condition that causes people to suddenly fall asleep during the day.
    • Teeth grinding or sleep bruxism.
    • Nightmares.
    • Circadian rhythm disorder, which is a problem with the circadian rhythm or the “internal body clock” that keeps the body’s biological processes in step.
    • Hypersomnia, which is excessive sleepiness at inappropriate times. 
    • Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder, which is a condition where a patient physically acts out vivid dreams with sudden arm and leg movements, as well as with vocal sounds.

    In order to diagnose and treat these sleep-related disorders, sleep medicine specialists can perform a wide variety of procedures. Some of the most common include, but are not limited to:

    • Actigraphy
    • Polysomnography (sleep study)
    • Cognitive-behavioral therapy
    • Sleep apnea tests
    • Non-invasive ventilation
    • Hypoglossal nerve stimulation therapy evaluation
    • Overnight oximetry test
    • Oral appliance therapy
    • Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP).

    Sleep medicine specialists can also prescribe medications and refer patients to other specialists as required, such as to a physical therapist to help open the airway so patients can breathe better.

    How Long Should I Stay in Thailand?

    The length of stay depends on the specific procedure you underwent. It is advisable to stay in Thailand for at least 5 to 7 days. However, for some types of treatments, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, you may need to stay longer as the treatment usually requires more than one session.

    What's the Expected Recovery Time?

    Since the treatment plan can be different from one person to another, recovery time varies widely. In most cases, the procedure itself does not require any recovery time. You should be able to resume your normal activity almost immediately, as long as you do not experience symptoms that prevent you from performing your day to day activity. 

    What Aftercare is Required?

    Your doctor will give you a set of instructions on how to care for yourself at home. Follow all instructions from your doctor as it will speed up your recovery and avoid complications. In most cases, your doctor may tell you to change your lifestyle, such as improve your diet and establish a regular sleep schedule.

    What's the Success Rate?

    Sleep medicine is always evolving. With continuous research, specialists now have a better and broader understanding of sleep and its disorders. Innovative technology and new approaches are being implemented on many levels, enabling sleep medicine specialists to diagnose and treat difficult sleep disorders more efficiently. This has increased the success rate of sleep medicine procedures.

    Are there Alternatives?

    There is no alternative to sleep medicine, but your doctor may refer you to a relevant specialist if your condition is found to be caused by something else unrelated to the field. In certain cases, you may undergo acupuncture, meditation, or hypnotherapy as the alternative, but make sure to consult with your doctor first.

    Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 23/10/2020.

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