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Are Sleep Studies Uncomfortable?

Posted by Tyler Britton on May 5, 2019 8:00:00 PM

 

What is a Sleep Study (Polysomnogram)

A sleep study, also called a polysomnogram (PSG), is a non-invasive study conducted at a sleep center (usually) or at your home (uncommonly), where sleep specialists monitor your sleeping behavior. Your sleep is monitored via PSG equipment in order to evaluate how you are sleeping, what your brain is doing while you sleep and when it's doing it, and, where applicable, any sleeping disorders you may be dealing with.

Sleep studies provides critical diagnostic information, and are a standard when you or your doctor suspects that a sleep disorder is present in your life.

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Essential Things You Need to Know Before a Sleep Study

Posted by Tyler Britton on Apr 19, 2019 8:00:00 AM

What is the Purpose of a Sleep Study?

Sleep studies are important diagnostic tools for common sleep disorders like sleep apnea, insomnia, circadian and rhythm disorders. Sleep studies have proven to be particularly important in Alaska where the extreme darkness and lightness tend to either cause or worsen sleep disorders.

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How to Get a Sleep Study

Posted by Tyler Britton on Apr 2, 2019 8:08:00 AM

Why Get a Sleep Study

It's hard to underestimate the importance of sleep. It affects every single area of your life: physical, emotional, and psychological well-being.

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How Uncomfortable Are Sleep Studies

Posted by Tyler Britton on Mar 19, 2019 8:00:00 AM

What is a Sleep Study

A sleep study, also called a polysomnogram (PSG), is a non-invasive study conducted at a sleep center (usually) where sleep specialists monitor your sleeping. Your sleeping is monitored via PSG equipment in order to assess what kind of sleep quality you are getting and, where applicable, any sleep disorders you may be dealing with.

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Sleep Study Questions and Answers

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jan 29, 2019 7:59:17 PM

What is a Sleep Study?

Sleep studies are important diagnostic tools for common sleep disorders like sleep apnea, insomnia, circadian and rhythm disorders. Sleep studies have proven to be particularly important in Alaska where the extreme darkness and lightness tend to either cause or worsen sleep disorders.

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What to Expect During a Sleep Study

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jan 23, 2019 10:44:30 PM

What is a Sleep Study

Sleep studies are important diagnostic tools for common sleep disorders like sleep apnea, insomnia, circadian and rhythm disorders. Sleep studies have proven to be particularly important in Alaska where the extreme darkness and lightness tend to either cause or worsen sleep disorders.

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Do I Need a Sleep Study?

Posted by Tyler Britton on Sep 19, 2018 8:31:59 AM

Signs That I Need a Sleep Study

For many of us, the idea of having a sleep study is an exotic “wouldn’t that be interesting?” kind of thing. However, countless examples of recent research on the importance of sleep are bringing sleep studies into the mainstream. I personally know several people whose lives’ have been changed by sleep studies. Sleep quality is critical for everything from peak athlete performance to heart health to brain health.

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What to Expect During an Overnight Sleep Study

Posted by ANCSLEEP BLOG on Jul 13, 2017 1:30:00 PM

 

Your sleep does not have to be a mystery. A sleep study is a reliable, scientific, and painless way to find out why you don't sleep as well as you would like.  It gives you valuable insight into the process of how you sleep. But it doesn't just give you understanding. It can also provide you with answers. With the results, a sleep specialist will be able to develop a plan of treatment to help you finally get the kind of sleep you want and need.

 

 

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