What is sleep study?
Sleep study, also called a Polysomnography, is a full test used to diagnose sleep disorders. Sleep studies are tests that record body functions measured during sleep which may include breathing rate, heart rate, brain wave activity, airflow, eye movement, muscle movement and blood oxygen level.
Why do I need a sleep study?
Our doctor may suggest a sleep study if the patient have a sleep problem. Sleep study help diagnose sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy. We can also perform sleep study to help to find if the treatment, such as positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy for patients with breathing problems during sleep, is working properly.
What are the symptoms of sleep disorders?
Sleep disorder common symptoms are: