What is Home Sleep Test and Self-access?
Do you snore? Do you suffer from sleep apnea? Do a simple pre-screening online test or book a home sleep test would help you to better understand your situation. Act now!
Clinical diagnosis is required for suspecting sleep apnea. You can choose either full sleep study polysomnogram (PSG), wireless or portable sleep study device for your sleep study at HOME. Wireless & Portable sleep study device, allow you to move around if needed. An overnight sleep test can provide an accurate, comprehensive analysis for doctors. It is non-invasive, with no pain and no risk. It only takes one night to complete. During sleep test, groups of sensors will be attached to your body to measure different sleep parameters. The following data would be included in a sleep study:
Click here to answer this simple pre-screening ‘STOP-Bang’ 1-5 to assess the risk of having an OSA. In case of sleep apnea suspicion, please consult a sleep specialist.
He may mostly invite you to conduct an in-depth sleep diagnosis : Sleep Test.
Timely diagnosis of your sleep apnea is important to prevent complications.
Your doctor may request that you attend a sleep laboratory for a sleep test, or do a test with equipment that you can use at home.
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