Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

Our board certified sleep doctors may make an evaluation based on your signs and symptoms and a sleep history to help you determine your need for further evaluation.

An evaluation often involves overnight monitoring at home or at a sleep center

Sleep tests to detect sleep apnea include:

  • Home sleep apnea test (HSAT).

    Our doctors will provide you with simplified tests to be used at home to diagnose sleep apnea. These tests usually measure your heart rate, blood oxygen level, and breathing patterns.

  • Nocturnal polysomnography.

    Overnight test at one of our sleep labs that is equipped with all the latest diagnostic technologies to record and monitor your heart, lung and brain activity, breathing patterns, arm and leg movements, and blood oxygen levels.

If the results are abnormal, our doctors might be able to prescribe a therapy without further testing. Home sleep testing devices don't detect all cases of sleep apnea, so your doctor might still recommend polysomnography if your initial home sleep test results are normal.

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