Sleep Apnea Study — May Be Your Most Important Night Of Sleep

People who do not sleep well and awaken from sleep with sore throats and feeling as if they have not slept at all during the night may be suffering from sleep apnea. This painless test could be the most important night of sleep in your life!

People who do not sleep well and awaken from sleep with sore throats and feeling as if they have not slept at all during the night may be suffering from sleep apnea. Others suffer so much from lack of sleep that they fall asleep at totally inopportune moments such as in meetings, in movies, stage presentations, and even while driving!

Some of these people are lucky enough to sleep with a concerned partner who tells them that they are holding their breath throughout the night, then gasping for air, only to repeat this stage of “sleep” over and over again.

If a person goes to a doctor and describes those symptoms, an overnight sleep apnea study will undoubtedly be ordered. Medically, this sleep apnea study is called a Polysomnogram, or PSG.

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There are various devices that will be hooked up to you during the sleep apnea study. Most people are not even concerned about these, since they are not painful nor are there any needles involved.

One of the devices will measure your brain waves. This is called an electroencephalogram (EEG). Another device will measure your eye and chin movements, and this is referred to as an electrooculogram (EOG). Both of these machines will be measuring your different stages of sleep, such as when you enter into REM sleep. Also, you will be hooked to an electrocardiogram (EKG). An EKG measures your heart rate and the rhythm of your heart. You will have chest bands around your chest in order to measure the breathing movements you may make.

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All of these devices are necessary so that a true picture of your sleep pattern is recorded and can be evaluated. Chances are you are not even aware of the various times you awaken gasping for breath, or when your legs kick out, or even when you are holding your breath for incredible lengths of time. All of these devices will record that and much more with the use of computers, recorders, and video machines.

Occasionally during a test, the monitor will indicate that you are definitely suffering from sleep apnea and a CPAP or Continuous Positive Airway Pressure machine may be introduced. Once your test is over, you will be awakened and will have all of these devices removed. Most of the sensors are held by a tiny amount of glue that has been placed on the small electrodes before being attached to your face and scalp. The glue is extremely easy to remove. You then can shower and dress and go to work or back home.

There are one and two-night studies depending on the clinic and the results of the test from the first night. So, do not be alarmed if an additional night is required.

Asleep apnea study may be inconvenient since you are not sleeping in your own feature Articles, but most clinics make it as comfortable as possible. The test itself is painless and could be the most important night of sleep in your life!

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