• Sleep Medicine

Why Sleep Matters

According to the National Institutes of Health, 50 to 70 million Americans are affected by chronic sleep disorders. Sleep disorders can significantly affect your health, making it difficult to perform your everyday tasks. If left untreated, sleep disorders increase the risk of high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke, along with fatigue-related accidents and depression. Good sleep is important to good health!

Sleep disorders increase the risk of:

  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease and stroke
  • Fatigue–related accidents and depression
  • Weight gain
  • Can contribute to poor work, school and
  • Social performance

More Information

To learn more about some common sleep disorders click on the links below:

Sleep Apnea
Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS)

If you are scheduled for a sleep study click on the links to learn more:

How to prepare for your sleep study
What to expect during your sleep study
What to expect after your sleep study

Links to helpful information about sleep disorders


Alecia Robertson, PA

Alecia is a Family Nurse Practitioner in RAMC's Sleep Medicine

“I am very happy to be part of the RAMC team. I grew up in Lodi and after leaving to pursue my education I was excited to return to this area! My practice centers on promoting the health and wellness of my patients. I am interested in building relationships and getting to know you as a person to work together to build a care plan for your future!”

Learn more about Alecia here.

Carrie Kast, FNP, APNP

Carrie is a Family Nurse Practitioner in RAMC’s Sleep Medicine and Walk-In Care. 

“I strive to provide quality patient centered care through a holistic approach. I enjoy connecting with patients and assisting them to meet their health goals while exceeding their expectations. I value building relationships that are formed through compassion and a nonjudgmental approach to create trust. As part of your healthcare team my goal is to empower you to live your healthiest life.”

Learn more about Carrie here.