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What are At-Home Sleep Tests and Studies

Posted by Darian Dozier on Mar 18, 2022 5:22:00 AM

Sleep studies normally consist of coming into a lab and have physicians and other sleep professionals watch you sleep for the night. They take various measurements to identify any potentially sleep disorders. When you wake up in the morning, they normally have a lot of data to go through to determine what it is that may be causing you trouble getting to sleep. 

Well in the wake of the pandemic, sleeping in a health facility is becoming increasingly less available. That is why at-home sleep tests may be the best option for you, and it's important that you are aware of what your options are. Continue reading to find out more about sleep tests you can perform at home. 

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Best Tips for Sleep Studies in Alaska

Posted by Tyler Britton on Oct 2, 2021 3:01:00 PM

What is the Real Purpose of Sleep Study?

Sleep studies are important diagnostic tools for common sleep disorders like sleep apnea, insomnia, and circadian 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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Everything You Should Know About Sleep Studies

Posted by Tyler Britton on Sep 28, 2021 2:56:00 PM


Why Would I Need a Sleep Study?

Sleep studies are important diagnostic tools for common sleep disorders like sleep apnea, insomnia, circadian 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 do Sleep Studies Work?

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jul 26, 2021 2:02:00 PM

Purpose of Sleep Studies

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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Are Sleep Studies Uncomfortable?

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jun 8, 2021 1:31:00 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 Jun 2, 2021 1:28:00 PM

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 May 24, 2021 1:21:00 PM

Why Get a Sleep Study

It's easy to underestimate the importance of sleep. It affects every single area of your life: physical, emotional, and psychological well-being. Therefore, if you're not getting enough sleep, then you are negatively affecting several aspects of your life. If you're aware of why you're not getting enough sleep (stress, late night activities, poor sleeping) then it may be easier to make changes to improve your sleep. However, if you're at a loss as to why you're unable to get good sleep, one way to determine why you may not be getting enough sleep is through a sleep study. Keep reading to find out more about what sleep studies are and how you can find one if you determine that you do need a sleep study. 

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How Uncomfortable Are Sleep Studies

Posted by Tyler Britton on May 19, 2021 1:18:00 PM

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 May 1, 2021 11:56:00 AM

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 Apr 30, 2021 11:56:00 AM

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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