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Total Sleep at Mercy Medical Center
Physician's Medical Building, 300 Stafford Street, Springfield, MA 01104

A Good Night's Sleep is Only a Test Away.

Experience You Can Trust

Trust the Sleep Experts. Total Sleep™ is dedicated to improving your health. We are serious about sleep disorders.

We are professionally and personally attuned to your concerns about sleep disorders and their effects on your life. Rest assured – Total Sleep™ meets the highest standards of performance and is dedicated to improving your health.

We offer you a comfortable, home-like setting where trained staff work to make you feel at ease. While you sleep, our sleep technicians use advanced technology to monitor your heart rate, breathing patterns, brainwave activity and other key indicators. The procedure is safe and totally non-invasive. Upon consultation with your physician, we can schedule your sleep study test around your busy schedule and coincides with your normal sleep pattern.

Quality sleep nourishes the body and is essential to healthy living. Discover why you are losing sleep and determine what should be done so that you can enjoy a good night's rest.

  • Do you snore?
  • Do you wake up tired?
  • Do you feel tired most of the day?

If you checked any of the statements above, you may have a sleep disorder that can be easily diagnosed and treated. Please review each of the following statements and rate them as they apply to you on a scale of 0 to 3.

Epworth Sleepiness Scale

How likely are you to doze off or fall asleep in the following situations, in contrast to feeling just tired?

0 - Would never doze
1 - Light chance of dozing
2 - Moderate chance of dozing
3 - High chance of dozing

Situation - Chance of Dozing

Sitting and reading: 0 – 1 – 2 – 3
Watching TV: 0 – 1 – 2 – 3
Sitting, inactive in a public place (e.g. a theater or a meeting): 0 – 1 – 2 – 3
As a passenger in a car for an hour without a break: 0 – 1 – 2 – 3
Lying down to rest in the afternoon when circumstances permit: 0 – 1 – 2 – 3
Sitting and talking to someone: 0 – 1 – 2 – 3
Sitting quietly after a lunch without alcohol: 0 – 1 – 2 – 3
In a car, while stopped for a few minutes in traffic: 0 – 1 – 2 – 3

Interpretation Total =

A score of 0 to 9 is an average score.

If your score is 10 to 24, your doctor may want to talk with you about options to improve your sleep health.

The Dangers of Poor Sleep

Poor sleeping patterns don't merely cause dry eyes or constant yawning. Sleep disorders dangerously degrade one's quality of life. Serious medical conditions and consequences can result.

Sleep Disorders

  • Contribute to cardiovascular problems
  • Contribute to neurological problems
  • Increase risk of stroke
  • Increase risk of anxiety and depression
  • Increase risk of obesity and diabetes
  • Increase irritability and unhappiness
  • Erode work performance
  • Strain personal relationships
  • Increase work related accidents
  • Increase car accidents

The Benefits of Good Sleep

Simply put, sleep nourishes the body. Good sleep patterns are as essential to good health as exercise and proper nutrition.

Quality Sleep

  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Heals and rejuvenates the body
  • Recharges the mind
  • Benefits physical activity
  • Improves learning and memory
  • Aids sociability
  • Fosters good emotional health and happiness

The Sleep Program at Mercy Medical Center is managed by Total Sleep™—a nationally recognized company that has contributed to raising the standards of diagnosing, managing, and treating patients identified with a potential sleep disorder. Mercy’s hospital-based Sleep Center has three private rooms with individual facilities, and is outfitted with the state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment.

Total Sleep™ and Mercy Medical Center are pleased to announce the expansion of their partnership with a new 6-Bed Sleep Center based in the physician’s medical building and located at 300 Stafford Street, Suite 102.

Michael P. Coppola, MD, FCCP, Board-Certified Sleep Medicine, is the Medical Director and Interpreting Physician of the Sleep Center at Mercy Medical Center and is known for his pioneering work and published studies in the field of sleep medicine.

The new Sleep Center comes with elegantly styled suites – climate controlled bedrooms, and includes private bathrooms with expansive reception and breakfast area. The expansion of Mercy’s Sleep Center was completed to answer a growing need for comprehensive sleep disorder management within the surrounding communities, while offering patients an unparalleled sleep testing experience.

Upon consultation with your physician, a sleep study test can be scheduled around your busy schedule and coincide with your normal sleep pattern, for more information, please contact us toll free at 866-852-5433.

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