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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
Sleep Awareness Week - April 23 - April 29, 2017 - Raising awareness on how to Sleep Better
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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What is Keeping Our Children Awake?
(April 20, 2017)
What is Keeping Our Children Awake?
Top 8 Eight things that keep your child awake at night

(by sciencedaily.com)
1. Insomnia occurs when a child complains of having trouble falling or staying asleep, or of waking up too early in the morning.
2. Nightmares occur late at night during REM (rapid-eye movement) sleep and awaken a child.
3. Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)...
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Poor Sleep in Anxiety, Depression May Make it Harder to See Positive
(April 18, 2017)
Poor Sleep in Anxiety, Depression May Make it Harder to See Positive
(by sciencedaily.com)
A lack of sleep makes everything harder. Focusing, finishing assignments, and coping with everyday stress can become monumental tasks.
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Are You Getting Enough Sleep?
(April 16, 2017)
Are You Getting Enough Sleep?
(by wbur.org)
One in three American adults doesn't get enough sleep, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Adults need an average of seven hours of sleep a night, and regularly not getting enough sleep increases risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. It also impairs cognitive performance.
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'Touchscreen-Toddlers' Sleep Less, Researchers Say
(April 14, 2017)
'Touchscreen-Toddlers' Sleep Less, Researchers Say
(by bbc.com)
Toddlers who spend time playing on smartphones and tablets seem to get slightly less sleep than those who do not, say researchers.
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How Much Sleep Do Teens Need Before Safely Getting Behind the Wheel?
(April 12, 2017)
How Much Sleep Do Teens Need Before Safely Getting Behind the Wheel?
(by wkrn.com)
Adults may notice the symptoms of being overly tired, but what about teenagers, especially when they are behind the wheel?
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12 Habits to Dramatically Improve Your Sleep
(April 10, 2017)
12 Habits to Dramatically Improve Your Sleep
(by entrepreneur.com)
Better sleep means better business. Here's how to get the best rest of your life-without sacrificing performance.
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5 Ways You're Wrecking Your Sleep Schedule and How to Stop
(April 08, 2017)
5 Ways You're Wrecking Your Sleep Schedule and How to Stop
(by forbes.com)
Recent reports indicate an estimated 83.6 million adults in the US are sleep deprived. That means nearly one in every three adults in the nation isn't getting enough sleep.
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Poor Sleep Increases the Risk of Heart Attacks and Strokes, Says Study
(April 06, 2017)
Poor Sleep Increases the Risk of Heart Attacks and Strokes, Says Study
(by thesun.co.uk)
Experts say sleep is as important as exercise and healthy eating.
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Why Sleep Needs to be a Serious Part of Your Recruiting Routine
(April 03, 2017)
Why Sleep Needs to be a Serious Part of Your Recruiting Routine
(by usatodayhss.com)
Student-athletes always seem willing to go the extra mile except when going the extra mile means going to bed. Sleep is arguably one of the easiest things to do but the hardest to get. Why?
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Some Night Owls Have 'Perpetual Jet Lag', New Study Shows
(April 01, 2017)
Some Night Owls Have 'Perpetual Jet Lag', New Study Shows
(by today.com)
Researchers have found a genetic mutation that turns people into Martians - at least when it comes to sleep patterns.

People with the mutation tend to be night owls because it keeps them on a perpetual 24 1/2 hour schedule - close to the Martian 24 hour, 39 minute day, researchers reported in the journal Cell.
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Analysing the Way Children Sleep Could Help us to Understand Autism
(March 29, 2017)
Analysing the Way Children Sleep Could Help us to Understand Autism
(by independent.co.uk)
Without a good night's sleep, it's hard to function. For children, it can affect their learning...
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Sleep Deprivation Impairs Emotions Recognition, Study Finds
(March 27, 2017)
Sleep Deprivation Impairs Emotions Recognition, Study Finds
(by cbslocal.com)
When we're tired, we can certainly be a shell of ourselves. And according a new study, we're unable to decipher non-survival-oriented facial expressions, such as those portraying happiness or sadness.
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Do You Know Why March is National Sleep Awareness Month
(March 25, 2017)
Do You Know Why March is National Sleep Awareness Month
(by grandhealthinst.com)
Why March has been designated National Sleep Awareness Month. One part of sleep awareness is knowing how our sleep may be affected by changes in the environment.
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Better Sleep Can Make us Feel Like a Million Bucks
(March 23, 2017)
Better Sleep Can Make us Feel Like a Million Bucks
(by medicalnewstoday.com)
Sleep deprivation and sleep disorders are dangerous, costly, and impact our health and overall well-being. New research puts forth sleep as a major public health concern, and shows that the effects of a good night's sleep are as beneficial for our happiness and well-being as winning the lottery might be.
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What Happens if You Don't Sleep for 24 Hours? You're Basically Drunk
(March 20, 2017)
What Happens if You Don't Sleep for 24 Hours? You're Basically Drunk
(by usatoday.com)
For college students, new parents and employees dogged by deadlines, the all-nighter is nothing new. But going without sleep leaves you basically drunk...
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How to Get the Perfect Amount of Sleep Based on Your Sleep Cycles
(March 17, 2017)
How to Get the Perfect Amount of Sleep Based on Your Sleep Cycles
(by independent.co.uk)
For a lot of people, getting to bed early is a real challenge. Every morning, you wake up feeling shattered and resolve to go to sleep earlier that day.
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Is it True??? Lack of Sleep = Health Problems
(March 14, 2017)
Is it True??? Lack of Sleep = Health Problems
Top 5 Problems From Lack of Sleep
(by grandhealthinst.com)
1. Anxiety and Depression: Insomnia can contribute to anxiety by raising levels of cortisol, the stress hormone. Sleep problems can also make other symptoms of depression worse and are much more common than oversleeping in people with depression...
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Quality of Sleep as Important as Amount of Time You're Sleeping
(March 12, 2017)
Quality of Sleep as Important as Amount of Time You're Sleeping
(by chicago.suntimes.com)
Few things kick a day off better than waking up after a restful night's sleep. You got enough hours in, you didn't wake up during the night, and, the crowning achievement - you woke up ready to get out of bed.
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Is a Lack of Sleep Killing Your Career?
(March 10, 2017)
Is a Lack of Sleep Killing Your Career?
(by telegraph.co.uk)
During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump proudly boasted that he only slept for three hours a night - making him part of the so-called 'sleepless elite'.
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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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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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