Ensuring the safety of our patients is our utmost priority. We want you to know that we are closely monitoring the COVID- 19 situation and taking steps to keep everyone as safe as possible. At this time, in order to protect the safety of our patients and preserve our ability to staff our sites with our talented specialty doctors and teams, ENTA will be limiting patient access at several clinical locations. For a complete list, click here.
Many of our locations will be open for allergy shots and biologic therapies during this time, but also on a limited schedule. Please contact your office for the availability of these hours. For complete information on the latest restrictions and screening process, please click here.
In response to the current emergency situation all our locations will be offering Virtual Office Visits with your local ENTA doctors. For more information, please click here.
by Sleep Division
Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep, which takes up about 20-25% of our sleeping time, is generally where we dream. During this state of being, we are essentially paralyzed, that is, no muscles work other than the eyes (ergo REM sleep), the heart and the diaphragm. This is protective. If we were not paralyzed during REM sleep, we would get out of bed and act out our dreams, much to the dismay of ourselves and everyone around us. In RBD, we lose our REM paralysis and may scream and flail in sleep. RBD occurs more frequently in Parkinson’s patients. Medical treatment is available.