Magnolia Sleep Disorders Lab

Treatment for Abnormal Sleep Conditions in Corinth, MS

Are you tired of waking up and feeling as though you never slept? You might have a sleeping disorder.

At Magnolia Regional Health Center, we are committed to your night’s rest.

The Magnolia Sleep Disorders Lab at MRHC specializes in the disorders that affect your sleep. People with sleep disorders are at a greater risk for high blood pressure, unstable high blood pressure, and other heart problems. Take a closer look at your sleep so you can wake up in the morning and feel refreshed.

The Sleep Lab is located at 

1001 South Harper Road

Corinth, MS 38834

People who suffer from sleep disorders may have some of the following symptoms:

  • Increased sleepiness during the day
  • Restlessness while sleeping at night
  • Difficulty falling asleep at different times
  • Reduction of concentration, memory, and attention
  • Increased periods of urination during the night
  • Sleepiness while on the job
  • Inability to complete needed tasks at home
  • Feelings of no sleep when you rest for eight or more hours at a time
  • Weight gain that continues to increase or is difficult to lose
  • Loud snoring that disturbs others around you
  • Difficulty staying awake while driving

There are many different types of sleep disorders, most of which are not recognized by those suffering from one. Sleep disorders are increasing every day in the United States and other countries.

They are increasingly becoming the most frequent reason for automobile accidents in the United States. If untreated, sleep disorders can cause other health-related problems including heart attacks, strokes, and congestive health failure, and contribute to the severity of other diseases.

Sleep Lab Candidates May Have:

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Periodic Limb Movement Syndrome
  • Insomnia
  • Narcolepsy
  • REM Behavior Disorder
  • Shift Work Disorder

Types of Sleep Studies:

  • General or Diagnostic Overnight Sleep Studies
  • MSLP or Nap Sleep Study
  • CPAP/BIPAP Titrational Sleep Study
  •  Maintenance of Wakefulness Sleep Study

General instructions for sleep testing

On the day of your sleep study:

  • Do not sleep or take any naps after you wake up in the morning.
  • Do not consume any drinks with caffeine in them; drink only water or caffeine-free products.
  • Please ensure all gels and lotions are removed from hair, arms, and legs.
  • Shower and wash your hair before you come for the study or you may shower and wash at the sleep disorders lab when you arrive.
  • If you prefer your own pillows, please bring them with you for your study.
  • Take all medications as usual, unless otherwise directed by your doctor or nurse practitioner.
  • If you take any scheduled medications after you leave home, please bring them to the sleep disorders lab. Examples: pain medications, insulin, glucose tabs, glucose monitor, etc…
  • Bring a list of your current medications and include the name of the drug, the strength of the medication, the frequency, and the reason you take the medication.

Magnolia Sleep Disorders Lab Hours of Operation

Monday thru Friday – 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (voice mail available)

Scheduling A sleep study At Magnolia Sleep Disorders Lab

To schedule a sleep study consult your physician or nurse practitioner. If it is determined that you may be a candidate, your
physician or nurse practitioner can assist with scheduling the appointment. A few days after your sleep study is scheduled, you will be contacted by the sleep disorders lab with instructions, location information, and directions to the facility.

Dr. Alan Thomas

Alan Thomas, MD

Alan Thomas, MD: Is Board Certified in Pulmonology and Sleep Study Medicine. He is specially trained in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. Additionally, our lab is staffed by Sleep Disorders Specialist, Registered Polysomnographic Technologist, and Respiratory Therapist.

If you think that you might have a sleeping disorder, contact your healthcare provider, or you may schedule an appointment with Dr. Alan Thomas at 662-287-5218. Our staff would be glad to answer any specific questions regarding sleep disorders and testing.