Other Places To Get Help
| National Institute of Neurological Disorders and
|NIH Neurological Institute|
|P.O. Box 5801|
|Bethesda, MD 20824|
|Phone: ||(301) 496-5751|
|TDD: ||(301) 468-5981|
|Web Address: ||www.ninds.nih.gov|
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and
Stroke (NINDS), a part of the National Institutes of Health, is the leading
U.S. federal government agency supporting research on brain and nervous system
disorders. It provides the public with educational materials and information
about these disorders.
|American College of Physicians|
|190 North Independence Mall West|
|Philadelphia, PA 19106-1572|
|Web Address: ||www.acponline.org/patients_families|
The American College of Physicians (ACP) is
a national organization of internists. Doctors of internal medicine focus on
adult medicine and have had special study and training focusing on the
prevention and treatment of adult diseases. The ACP provides information for
patients and families on the organization's website, including information on
diseases and conditions, end-of-life care, women's issues, and immunizations.
The site also offers video news stories, health tips, special reports, and a
link to the ACP diabetes webpage.
|American Sleep Apnea Association
|1424 K Street NW|
|Washington, DC 20005|
|Phone: ||(202) 293-3650|
|Fax: ||(202) 293-3656|
|Web Address: ||www.sleepapnea.org|
The American Sleep Apnea Association provides education and support
for people who have sleep apnea.
|National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
|P.O. Box 30105|
|Bethesda, MD 20824-0105|
|Phone: ||(301) 592-8573|
|Fax: ||(240) 629-3246|
|TDD: ||(240) 629-3255|
|Web Address: ||www.nhlbi.nih.gov|
The U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
(NHLBI) information center offers information and publications about preventing
- Diseases affecting the heart and circulation, such as heart
attacks, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, peripheral artery disease, and
heart problems present at birth (congenital heart diseases).
- Diseases that affect the lungs, such as asthma, chronic
obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), emphysema, sleep apnea, and
- Diseases that affect the blood, such as anemia,
hemochromatosis, hemophilia, thalassemia, and von Willebrand disease.
|National Sleep Foundation|
|1010 North Glebe Road|
|Arlington, VA 22201|
|Phone: ||(703) 243-1697
|Web Address: ||www.sleepfoundation.org|
The National Sleep Foundation, an independent nonprofit
organization, can provide you with brochures on sleep disorders and a list of
accredited sleep disorder clinics.
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Mark A. Rasmus, MD - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine
June 17, 2011
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