What is a sleep study

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What is a sleep study

  1. 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. 2. What is a Sleep Study?
  3. 3. The most commonsleep study is an “all night” sleep test called a Polysomnogram.
  4. 4. This test will recordyour brain and muscle activity, eyemovements, breathingand oxygen saturation.
  5. 5. Additionally, most sleep studies will include aMultiple Sleep Latency Test to measure how long ittakes for you to fall asleep.
  6. 6. MaintenanceWakefulness Test is usedto measure whether ornot you can stay awakeduring the normal hours you are awake.
  7. 7. Getting a good night’ssleep is very important to your health;
  8. 8. The good news is, the cost for sleep study is usually covered by insurance.
  9. 9. So do not hesitate to have yourselfevaluated if you suspect you have a sleep disorder.
  10. 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.

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