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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
Now Your Smartphone Addiction Is Interrupting Your Sleep
(Sept 28, 2016)
Now Your Smartphone Addiction Is Interrupting Your Sleep
(by fortune.com)
If you wake up in the middle of the night to check your phone, you're not alone. But it may be why you can't get a good night's sleep. A new study...
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Chronic Sleep Problems Linked to Disability Later in Life
(Sept 26, 2016)
Chronic Sleep Problems Linked to Disability Later in Life
(by foxnews.com)
In adults of all ages, chronic sleep problems were linked with a greater risk of trouble with activities of daily living later in life, in a recent study.
Although disability rates have been falling, up to one in five seniors have at least one limitation in their ability to perform tasks, the researchers write in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
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Love sleeping? Now You Have Reasons to Love It More
(Sept 24, 2016)
Love sleeping? Now You Have Reasons to Love It More
(by yourstory.com)
Dalai Lama rightly said "Sleep is the best meditation." Adequate sleep is a necessity not just for the body but also for the mind. There is enough research and evidence available to prove the far-reaching benefits of sleep. It helps repair the blood cells and gives enough time to the mind to calm down and relax after an entire day's hustle and bustle. Health experts recommend an average of 6-8 hours of continuous sleep for a healthy human being.
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Sleep is One of the Most Important Habits
(Sept 22, 2016)
Sleep is One of the Most Important Habits
(by dailynebraskan.com)
The Daily Nebraskan printed a story for New Student Enrollment about the most important lessons students learn at the University of Nebraska. The advice hinged on time management. One student said if you aren't managing your sleep schedule, "you're going to be miserable." He wasn't exaggerating. We'd all be better off if we got a little extra sleep.
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'Super Sleepers' May Actually Be Sleep Deprived
(Sept 20, 2016)
'Super Sleepers' May Actually Be Sleep Deprived
(by livescience.com)
People who claim they can thrive on just a few hours of sleep may actually be more tired than they realize, a new study suggests.
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Best and Worst Foods for Sleep
(Sept 18, 2016)
Best and Worst Foods for Sleep
(by krdo.com)
Chicken, Cherries, Wine, Milk, ...
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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
(Sept 16, 2016)
Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15 - Oct 15, 2016)
Grand Health Institute is Proud to Celebrate "National Hispanic Heritage Month".
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(Sept 15, 2016)
New Study: Preschoolers Who Stay Up Late Are More Likely to be Overweight As Teens
(by todaysparent.com)
How Much Sleep Do They Actually Need?
Preschoolers (3-5):
Average sleep time - 10-13 hours per night. Recommended Bedtime 7-7:30 p.m.
School-age children (6-13):
Average sleep time - 9-11 hours per night. Recommended Bedtime 8-8:30 p.m.
Teenagers (14-17):
Average sleep time - 8-10 hours. Recommended Bedtime 9:30-10 p.m.
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(Sept 13, 2016)
The Unexpected Ways Sleep Deprivation Makes Life Tougher
(by wsj.com)
People who haven't slept enough have a harder time accurately reading emotions and related problems...
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(Sept 11, 2016)
If You Want to Learn, Sleep On It
(by ft.com)
If you want to learn a language, try sleeping on it. This is the advice from researchers at Swansea University who are studying the interaction between sleep patterns, dreaming and memory consolidation - the process for laying down more securely memories in the brain.
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(Sept 10, 2016)
Why Your Bed Partner is Ruining Your Sleep
(by soundsleepinstitute.com)
Sharing your bed with that special someone (human or furry friend) seems great in theory, but many bed partners have a few irritating habits that are keeping you from getting the optimal amount of zzz's.
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(Sept 08, 2016)
How Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Day At The Office
(by forbes.com)
Sleep - it's something we all love and need, yet we don't always have it. Too many people either don't get enough sleep, or don't get quality sleep. And if your career depends on focus and productivity, it's possible your lack of sleep is holding you back, professionally.
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(Sept 05, 2016)
Women Sleep LONGER and Doze Off Quicker Than Men
(by express.co)
Data from more than 20,000 nights was then analysed to see how people across Europe are getting their shut-eye.
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(Sept 03, 2016)
How Tracking Sleep and Diet Helped Michael Phelps in Rio
(by fortune.com)
Michael Phelps spent countless hours in the pool as he geared up for his fifth appearance in the Olympic Games this summer in Rio. But to help get back to his peak form, the swimming legend got some help from the suite of fitness technology by his sponsor Under Armour.
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(Sept 01, 2016)
Science Says You Need to Get More Sleep (If You Want to Be Happy and Successful)
(by inc.com)
When you don't get enough sleep, do you feel the effects your entire next day? Do you feel your head throbbing, experience short-term memory loss, or find yourself incredibly tired for no reason?
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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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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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