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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
To Sleep, Perhaps to Learn
(Feb 23, 2017)
To Sleep, Perhaps to Learn
(by psychologytoday.com)
Got kids or grandkids in school? Odds are they are not getting enough sleep, and it is hurting their learning and grades.
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The Tangled Web of Sleep
(Feb 21, 2017)
The Tangled Web of Sleep
(by usnews.com)
Your brain needs to sleep to help it process what is important, and what can be forgotten.
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5 Benefits of a Night Shower (Including Improved Sleep)
(Feb 19, 2017)
5 Benefits of a Night Shower (Including Improved Sleep)
(by treehugger.com)
While some people may find the prospect of starting the day without a shower a bit daunting, there's a lot to be said for washing at night. Especially if you have trouble sleeping.
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Can't Sleep? When Is It Time to Seek Professional Help
(Feb 16, 2017)
Can't Sleep? When Is It Time to Seek Professional Help
(by freep.com)
It's no secret that Americans aren't getting enough sleep.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in three adults in the U.S. doesn't get the recommended eight hours of sleep a night.
For those who are self-medicating or tossing and turning, it may be time to look at your sleeping habits once and for all, according to...
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Lost Sleep Is Costing Japan's Economy Billions
(Feb 14, 2017)
Lost Sleep Is Costing Japan's Economy Billions
(by bloomberg.com)
Sleep deprivation is doing more harm in Japan than just making people grumpy and unhealthy. It is also holding back the world's third-largest economy.
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Busy Moms Often Shortchange Themselves On Sleep
(Feb 12, 2017)
Busy Moms Often Shortchange Themselves On Sleep
(by wdbj7.com)
Sleep experts say mothers are often shortchanged on sleep, because there are so many other people to look after, including kids and pets.
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February
(Feb 10, 2017)
February is National Children's Dental Health Month
(by colgate.com)
This month-long national health observance brings together thousands of dedicated dental professionals, health care providers and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers and many others.
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Want to prevent teen mental health problems? Let them sleep
(Feb 07, 2017)
Want to Prevent Teen Mental Health Problems? Let Them Sleep
(by philly.com)
Adolescents who do not get enough sleep are more at risk for alcohol and marijuana use, concludes the results of research...
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The Best Ways To Get Back To Sleep, According To Experts
(Feb 05, 2017)
The Best Ways To Get Back To Sleep, According To Experts
(by askmen.com)
Prominent sleep scientists have revealed the best and worst ways to react to waking up in the middle of the night and being unable to get back to sleep.
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Surprising Sleep Facts: How Poor Sleep Hurts You, According To Science
(Feb 02, 2017)
Surprising Sleep Facts: How Poor Sleep Hurts You, According To Science
(by medicaldaily.com)
Despite sleep's critical role in our lives, there's a lot about this behavior we don't understand, especially what happens when we can't get enough. However, we are making some progress in our research - the team at SciShow has compiled a list of some of the most important recent discoveries we've made about sleep.
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Sleep Deprivation Weakens Immune System
(Jan 30, 2017)
Sleep Deprivation Weakens Immune System
(by voanews.com)
Not getting enough sleep can make you sick, according to a new study...
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Visual and Verbal Creatives May Sleep Differently
(Jan 28, 2017)
Visual and Verbal Creatives May Sleep Differently
(by psychcentral.com)
Visually creative people tend to have poorer quality of sleep overall, while verbally creative people tend to sleep longer and later...
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Sleep Better, Play Better: How Sleep Affects Your Poker
(Jan 25, 2017)
Sleep Better, Play Better: How Sleep Affects Your Poker
(by pokernews.com)
Let me suggest an insufficiently mined corner of the poker universe that you should consider drilling for a reciprocal advantage - sleep.
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Tennis Players Waking Up to Notion That Sleep Can Provide an Edge
(Jan 22, 2017)
Tennis Players Waking Up to Notion That Sleep Can Provide an Edge
(by espn.com)
Melbourne, Australia - From technology to training, ice baths to oxygen pods, what to eat and even when to eat it, being a top tennis player has long meant more than just forehands and backhands.
And in the never-ending search to gain an edge, players are beginning to understand that something we all take for granted - sleep - could be the key to improving their performance, day in, day out.
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Light at Night May Disrupt Sleep and Health
(Jan 19, 2017)
Light at Night May Disrupt Sleep and Health
(by usatoday.com)
Bright natural daylight is rich in blue wavelengths that can alert us and suppress the release of melatonin, a hormone that helps us fall asleep. When we get bright light, especially bright blue light, at night...
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Six Reasons Why Sleeping in Separate Beds Can Be a Good Idea
(Jan 16, 2017)
Six Reasons Why Sleeping in Separate Beds Can Be a Good Idea
(by theguardian.com)
Sleeping alone from time to time to avoid snoring, a young child in your bed and duvet hogging is a total luxury...
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How Entrepreneurs Can Change Their Business With More And Better Sleep
(Jan 13, 2017)
How Entrepreneurs Can Change Their Business With More And Better Sleep
(by forbes.com)
There is more to a healthy lifestyle than quality food and exercise - sleep. It is an important ingredient often overlooked in people's daily routines even...
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Sleep Health Program Reduces Firefighter Disability and Injury
(Jan 11, 2017)
Sleep Health Program Reduces Firefighter Disability and Injury
(by eurekalert.org)
Many firefighters suffer acute and chronic sleep deficiency and misalignment of their circadian rhythm (body clock) due to extended shifts and long work weeks.
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What Is The No Cry Sleep Solution?
(Jan 09, 2017)
What Is The No Cry Sleep Solution?
(by romper.com)
For sleep deprived parents everywhere, getting a baby to sleep through the night can seem like mission impossible. Lack of sleep and good parenting don't always go hand in hand...
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Surprising Late-Night Snack May Help You Sleep Better
(Jan 07, 2017)
Surprising Late-Night Snack May Help You Sleep Better
(by wric.com)
A recent study is suggesting late night fruit snacks may actually be better than the historic milk choice. The Advances in Nutrition study found eating kiwis and cherries will help you sleep better.
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Immune System Reboots During Sleep
(Jan 05, 2017)
Immune System Reboots During Sleep
(by tucson.com)
Researchers say they've gained new insight into how the immune system restores itself during sleep.
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Sleep May Help People Process Traumatic Events
(Jan 03, 2017)
Sleep May Help People Process Traumatic Events
(by cbsnews.com)
Sleeping soon after a traumatic event can help some people cope
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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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