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St. Mary’s Offers Free Event for Sleep Sufferers

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – St. Mary’s Sleep Center is helping people get a better night’s sleep by providing a free community sleep event in Mexico.

The event will be held from 2-6 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, in Jansen Auditorium at Audrain Medical Center, 620 E. Monroe Street. St. Mary’s will provide sleep assessments, check CPAP machines, and provide health information on sleep disorders.

Health topics covered at the event include care and cleaning of CPAP equipment, insomnia, and consequences of untreated sleep apnea.

In addition to presenting, Dr. Krishna Mettu, St. Mary’s Sleep Center medical director, will answer questions about sleep and sleep disorders. Dr. Mettu works with patients to treat sleep disorders and find the right balance of sleep. He is fellowship-trained and board-certified in sleep medicine.

The St. Mary’s Sleep Center, now with two locations in Mexico and Jefferson City, offers homelike amenities for sleep studies to evaluate and treat adult and pediatric sleep disorders. The St. Mary’s Sleep Center location in Jefferson City is accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

The event is free and open to the public -- no reservations are required. Attendees are encouraged to bring their CPAP machine and mask, if applicable, to have them checked for functionality and fit.

For more information about this event or the St. Mary’s Sleep Center in Mexico or Jefferson City, call (573) 761-7028, or go to LetHealingBegin.com.