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Welcome to the Grand Health Institute Pediatric Sleep Center

We offer expert diagnosis, treatment and care for sleep disorders for children of all ages. Led by Dr. S. Shahzeidi MD, our pediatric sleep team is skilled in the evaluation and management of children with behavioral and physiological sleep disorders.

Dr. Shahzeidi is board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology, and Sleep Medicine, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. We know the importance of your pediatrician in the comprehensive care of your child, and will promptly and thoroughly communicate with him or her - your child's pediatrician is always part of our care team.
  Sleep Related Articles
Is Beauty Sleep a Real Thing?
(May 27, 2017)
Is Beauty Sleep a Real Thing?
(by Grand Health Institute)
According to researchers Beauty sleep is a real thing, and people who miss out on sleep do appear less attractive to others.
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How to Sleep in Hot Weather  Twelve Simple Tips for Keeping Cool in Bed
(May 24, 2017)
How to Sleep in Hot Weather - Twelve Simple Tips for Keeping Cool in Bed
(by thesun.co.uk)
If the heat has got you tossing and turning in a sweaty mess, then these tips are essential to make sure you sleep better tonight.
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Entrepreneur Network's Best Sleep-Related Advice
(May 21, 2017)
Entrepreneur Network's Best Sleep-Related Advice
(by entrepreneur.com)
It's pretty clear by now that sleep is really important for entrepreneurs - running a successful business is going to take everything you have,
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Does Reducing Sleep Makes you HUNGRY?
(May 18, 2017)
Does Reducing Sleep Makes you HUNGRY?
(by Grand Health Institute)
We know that a bad night's sleep affects my memory. The link between sleep and memory has been around for a long time and one plausible theory is that during deep sleep your brain moves short-term memories, collected that day, into long-term storage, freeing up space in your brain for more memories.
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Turns Out, Sleeping With a Stuffed Animal as a Child Can Impact You as an Adult
(May 15, 2017)
Turns Out, Sleeping With a Stuffed Animal as a Child Can Impact You as an Adult
(by today.com)
Did you sleep with a special stuffed animal, doll or blanket as a kid? A lot of us did, and funny enough, a lot of us still do.
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Morning Daylight Exposure Tied to a Good Night's Sleep
(May 12, 2017)
Morning Daylight Exposure Tied to a Good Night's Sleep
(by reuters.com)
Workers who are exposed to sunlight or bright indoor lights during the morning hours sleep better at night and tend to feel less depressed and stressed than those who don't get much morning light, according to a recent study.
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Why Do We Need to Sleep?
(May 09, 2017)
How Much Sleep Do Other Species May Need?
(by Grand Health Institute)
Species / Average total sleep time per day
Python: 18 hrs
Tiger: 15.8 hrs
Cat: 12.1 hrs
Chimpanzee: 9.7 hrs
Sheep: 3.8 hrs
African Elephant: 3.3 hrs
Giraffe: 1.9 hr

Lack of Sleep Can Cause Weight Gain, Early Aging
(May 07, 2017)
Power of a Nap: Med Students Use Sleep Pods to Research Sleep Deprivation
(by wsbtv.com)
Nestled in a library where University of Central Florida medical students quietly study are two white pods where those same sleep-deprived students can catch 40 winks.
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Why Do We Need to Sleep?
(May 05, 2017)
Why Do We Need to Sleep?
(by Grand Health Institute)
This is a question that has baffled scientists for centuries and the answer is, no one can be sure. Some believe that sleep gives the body a chance to recuperate from the day's activities but in reality...
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Lack of Sleep Can Cause Weight Gain, Early Aging
(May 03, 2017)
Lack of Sleep Can Cause Weight Gain, Early Aging
(by myplainview.com)
A good indicator of people's physical, mental, and emotional well-being can be seen in the quality of sleep they receive each night. If people do not get enough deep, restful sleep, then their body is not able to recharge and can start to break down in many different ways and damage the body.
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Do Sleep Apps Actually Help? Many Fall Short, Study Shows
(May 01, 2017)
Do Sleep Apps Actually Help? Many Fall Short, Study Shows
(by chicagotribune.com)
Many popular sleep apps offer relaxing noises and the ability to track hours slept, but few provide tools that promote healthier sleeping habits, a University of Illinois study has found.
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Does Sleep Matter
(April 28, 2017)
Does Sleep Matter?
(by Grand Health Institute)
We know that sleep plays a significant role in brain development, and it is therefore important for children to get enough sleep as their bodies grow and mature.
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5 Surprising Foods to Help You Sleep Better
(April 26, 2017)
5 Surprising Foods to Help You Sleep Better
(by forbes.com)
Have trouble getting to bed or staying asleep? You're not alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates one in four American adults get less than the daily recommended seven to eight hours of sleep. That insufficient shuteye is leaving them more at risk of diabetes, heart disease, depression and obesity.
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The 7 Strategies That Help Entrepreneurs Get A Full Night's Sleep
(April 24, 2017)
The 7 Strategies That Help Entrepreneurs Get A Full Night's Sleep
(by forbes.com)
Entrepreneurs and upper-level professionals frequently push themselves to the limits, working 60 hours or more every week, working through nights and weekends, and sometimes even pulling all-nighters to meet deadlines or hit goals.
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Why Jeff Bezos Prioritizes Something Other CEOs Don't
(April 22, 2017)
Why Jeff Bezos Prioritizes Something Other CEOs Don't
(by cnbc.com)
As CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos has a packed schedule. But you'll hardly ever catch the e-commerce mogul burning the midnight oil.
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Sleep Related Articles Archive
"How to Supercharge the Way You Learn" - "How Long Can We Stay Awake" - "Can You Learn in Your Sleep" - "Sleep Apnea in Kids: More Than a Sleep Problem?" - "Kids' Snoring Linked to Hyperactivity" .... and more.
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GHI is Proud to Announce Amazing Success Story
GHI is proud to announce another successful case of our young hero on his way to a more fulfilling life. Santiago was given a tracheotomy at an early age to help him overcome breathing difficulties...
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(Video)
Back-to-School Kids Sleeping Habits
(by wusa9.com - Great Day Washington)
+ Dr Shahzeidi was the guest on the "Great Day Washington" morning show.
Topics: According to the CDC, children are not getting enough sleep and early school start times are also to blame.
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  Featured Stories
29th Annual Sleep Meeting in Seattle WA

Dr Shahzeidi
Dr Shahzeidi with Washington State insurance commissioner Mike Kreidler during 29th Annual Sleep Meeting in Seattle WA (June 6-10, 2015)
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
From Timothy Morgenthaler, MD President

Dear Dr. Shahzeidi: Committees play an integral role in supporting the mission and advancing the goals of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), and volunteer committee members are central to these efforts. The Board of Directors sincerely appreciates your services as a member of the Coding and Compliance Committee and your commitment to the field of sleep medicine.

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  Our Location
Dr Shahzeidi The Grand Health Institute Pediatric Sleep Center, is located in the Grand Doubletree Hotel Condominium we have an array of facilities available for you right in the retail complex, no need to walk a block or drive a mile.

When you arrive to the Grand Doubletree Hotel Condominium and once you pass through the automated double doors, you can ask the concierge at the front desk to direct you to the Grand Health Institute. Our Clinic is located up the escalators and to your right.

Address: 1717 N. Bayshore Dr. Ste. 217, Miami FL 33132
Telephone: 305.728.0505
Fax: 305.728.0515
  Accreditation
American Academy of Sleep Medicine Logo September 2014
Grand Health Institute Sleep Center in Miami Receives Program Accreditation

MIAMI, FL - June 11, 2014 - Grand Health Institute Sleep Center in Miami recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM).

"The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates Grand Health Institute Sleep Center on meeting the high standards required for receiving accreditation as a sleep disorders center," said Dr. Timothy Morgenthaler, AASM president.

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