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What is a sleep study

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  • 1. If your snoring causes you to wake up with a loud snort or gasp several times during the night, you may have a form of sleep apnea, aserious condition that can cause breathing to stop.
  • 2. What is a Sleep Study?
  • 3. The most commonsleep study is an “all night” sleep test called a Polysomnogram.
  • 4. This test will recordyour brain and muscle activity, eyemovements, breathingand oxygen saturation.
  • 5. Additionally, most sleep studies will include aMultiple Sleep Latency Test to measure how long ittakes for you to fall asleep.
  • 6. MaintenanceWakefulness Test is usedto measure whether ornot you can stay awakeduring the normal hours you are awake.
  • 7. Getting a good night’ssleep is very important to your health;
  • 8. The good news is, the cost for sleep study is usually covered by insurance.
  • 9. So do not hesitate to have yourselfevaluated if you suspect you have a sleep disorder.
  • 10. If your snoring causes you to wake up with a loud snort or gasp several times during the night, you may have a form of sleep apnea, aserious condition that can cause breathing to stop.