Sleep Disorder Specialists Parkville MD

See below to find local sleep disorder specialists in Parkville that give access to expertise on sleep disorder symptoms, psychotherapeutic treatments, sleep apnea, snoring, hypnogenesis, as well as advice and content on sleep disorder counseling.

Stephen Buhler Smith, MD
(402) 552-3446
4116 E Northern Pkwy
Baltimore, MD
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1974

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William Beninati, MD
22 S Greene St
Baltimore, MD
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1988

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Jay Gerstenblith, MD
(410) 644-5114
3455 Wilkens Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, Sleep Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: St Agnes Healthcare, Baltimore, Md

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Franklin Square Sleep Center Franklin Square Hospital Center
(443) 777-8382
9000 Franklin Square Drive
Baltimore, MD
Ages Seen
0-100

St. Joseph Sleep Disorders Center St. Joseph Medical Center
(410) 337-1240
7601 Osler Drive
Towson, MD
Ages Seen
2
Insurance
Medicare: No
Medicaid: No

David Nelson Neubauer, MD
(410) 550-0066
4940 Eastern Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Sleep Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1981

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Robert Marion Gordon, MD
(405) 749-4248
122 Slade Ave
Pikesville, MD
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, Sleep Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Deaconess Hosp, Oklahoma City, Ok; Mercy Health Center, Oklahoma City, Ok
Group Practice: Adler Gordon & Lee

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Good Samaritan Hospital Sleep Disorders Center Good Samaritan Hospital of Maryland
(443) 444-4317
5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
Baltimore, MD
Ages Seen
15 and older

American Sleep Medicine
(410) 296-5544
660 Kenilworth Drive
Towson, MD
Ages Seen
4 years up

Central Maryland Sleep Center
(410) 494-0350
6535 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD
 
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Sleep on it

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Wake up! New research reported by the American Association for the Advancement of Science shows that sleep is one of the brain’s most powerful tools for learning and remembering.University of Chicago researcher Daniel Margoliash found evidence that young birds practice singing while they sleep: Brain cells active during waking hours showed similar firing when the baby birds napped. “Birds dream of singing,” Margoliash says.And after navigating a spiral maze all day, rats apparently dream of running. Matthew Wilson of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology reported that the sleeping rodents’ brains replayed electrical signals characteristic of running.In human laboratory experiments, students who were tested and then allowed to sleep before retesting showed consistent improvement. In fact, Robert Stickgold of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology reported that a period of sleep between tests resulted in a 20% boost in performance without additional training, and “the more sleep the students got, the more they improved.”Says Stickgold, “Modern life’s erosion of sleep time could be seriously short-changing our education potential.” He says that “cramming all night may help you pass a test, but if you want to remember any of it after college, you need to sleep on it.”

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The Secret Life of Dreams

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By Jeanne Ricci

It has happened to all of us: You sit up in bed after a doozy of a dream and wonder What did that mean? Mankind’s fascination with dreams has a long history. In fact, one of the world’s oldest surviving documents, an Egyptian papyrus, contains dream interpretations. Most ancient cultures believed dreams were communications from deities or departed souls. More recently, psychologists Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung paved the way for using dream analysis when treating patients, believing dreams could shed light on the workings of the unconscious mind. Today, many medical and psychiatric professionals believe dreaming can help us move beyond depression and grief and even identify underlying health issues.

As long as you are sleeping, you are dreaming. That’s right, everyone dreams—even if you don’t remember your nightly adventures. “Most dreams occur during REM (rapid eye movement) sleep, which replenishes certain neurotransmitters,” writes Deirdre Barrett, PhD, assistant professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School, in her book The Committee of Sleep (Crown, 2001). Since you enter the light sleep stage characterized by REM every 90 minutes, you’ll likely have four to five dreams a night, assuming you sleep for eight hours. “Interfering with REM, and thus dreaming, interferes with creativity, problem-solving capability, memory, and, in extreme situations, even immune function and body temperature,” says Barrett. You don’t have to remember your dreams to reap some of the benefits, but if you can recall them, your dreams could tell you a lot. (For tips to enhance dream recall, see “To Dream, Perchance to Remember” on page 73.) “But stay away from dream dictionaries that would have you believe that one symbol means one thing,” Barrett warns. Instead, she recommends Our Dreaming Mind by Robert L. Van de Castle (Ballantine Books, 1995), which focuses on dream theory and learning to work with your dreams. If you really dive deeply into your dream life, the payoff is multifold. You can tap into more clarity and creativity, feel less depressed and stressed, and maybe even be able to predict disease.

Tap into your dream tank

With a little effort, you can draw creative inspiration for both your professional and personal life from dreams. Need help solving a problem at work or making a decision for your household? Dreams can shed light on information stored in your brain and also help you think outside the box. “If you are stuck in your waking life on any sort of issue, then dreams can help you come to a resolution,” says Barrett. In fact, artists, writers, and philosophers such as René Descartes and Samuel Taylor Coleridge have used a method called dream incubation to nurture their creative processes.

To get started incubating dreams, write a question such as Which apartment should I rent? or How can I increase productivity at work? on a piece of paper and place it by your bed. Review the question before going to sleep and ...

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