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Indian Creek Campus Walk-In Lab Services Relocating

Walk-in lab services will be closed on Indian Creek Campus February 4-5. If you need to visit the lab this weekend, go to the Medical Pavilion on the health system’s campus in Kansas City, Kansas. Weekend hours are 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday only. The Medical Pavilion is located at the corner of Olathe Boulevard and Cambridge Street. The lab is on Level 1.

Our Urgent Care location at T-Mobile Center
on Grand Blvd. is closed until further notice due to winter weather-related water damage. Find a convenient alternate location using Find Care Now.
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What is Insomnia?

Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that can make it difficult, or even impossible, to fall or stay asleep. One in three people have some form of insomnia, according to the Sleep Health Foundation. And it's especially prevalent among people experiencing stress. At night, being unable to fall asleep can be a stressor on its own. Then, without good sleep, our brains lack the energy to handle other stressful moments during the day.

Here are a few symptoms an insomniac will experience:

  • Lying awake for hours before falling asleep
  • Sleeping for only small periods, often one or two hours at a time
  • Waking up and feeling like you haven't slept
  • Waking up earlier than intended and not being able to fall back asleep

Insomnia can be both a chronic or short-term disorder, and people under stress are at an increased risk. It's important to recognize when you are experiencing it, because failing to stop insomnia could come at a cost to your health.

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