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Sleep Medicine

Thoracic & Sleep Group Queensland (TSGQ)

People caring for how you breathe and sleep.

Thoracic and Sleep Group Queensland provide a team of specialist medical physicians, scientific, technical and nursing care in multiple areas of lung and sleep health. Our specialist respiratory and sleep centres provide quality, state of the art patient care throughout South East Queensland, with clinics in Brisbane and Sunshine Coast.

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Accredited for compliance with ASA Standard for Sleep Disorders Services
Australia's first private hospital accredited for compliance with ASA Standard for Sleep Disorders Services, meeting new national and international guidelines.

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The Wesley Hospital Sleep Disorders Centre
The Wesley Hospital Sleep Disorders Centre   
Auchenflower, Brisbane
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Latest News

The Under-diagnosis of Sleep Disorders in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

The Under-diagnosis of Sleep Disorders in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

In what may be the largest study of sleep problems among individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers at UC Davis have found that widely undiagnosed sleep disorders may be at the root of the most common and disabling symptom of the disease: fatigue.

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Scientists discover new ‘sleep node’ in the brainstem

Scientists discover new ‘sleep node’ in the brainstem

A sleep-promoting circuit located deep in the primitive brainstem has revealed how we fall into deep sleep. Using designer genes, researchers were able to 'turn on' specific neurons in the brainstem that result in deep sleep.

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Treating insomnia in elderly reduces inflammation and lowers risk for chronic diseases

Treating insomnia in elderly reduces inflammation and lowers risk for chronic diseases

Insomnia can cause chronic inflammation, which can lead to weight gain, hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and earlier death. This study finds that curing the insomnia reduces the inflammation and hopefully reduces disease.

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Reduced sleep duration and obesity in teenagers and young adults

Reduced sleep duration and obesity in teenagers and young adults

Getting enough sleep is important to people of any age, but it is especially so for teenagers, with insufficient sleep possibly being linked to obesity as an adult.

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