Before Your Sleep Study

You probably have questions about what goes into a sleep study. At Advanced Sleep Medicine Services, we’re here to answer those questions. From identifying the benefits of sleep studies, to helping you determine if an in-home sleep test or an in-center sleep test is right for you, we hope our Sleep Blog can serve as a valuable resource for you.

  • How to Order a Sleep Study

    Sleep apnea affects more than 20 million Americans, yet most are undiagnosed and untreated. A sleep study, whether performed at-home or in a sleep center, is the most effective way to diagnose many sleep disorders, like sleep apnea. Learn about the typical requirements for ordering sleep studies. Talk to your doctor about your sleep issues … Read More »

  • How to Prepare Your Child for His Sleep Study.

    25-30 percent of children suffer from some form of sleep disturbance such as sleep apnea, narcolepsy, sleepwalking, bed wetting or night terrors. 2-3 percent of children have sleep apnea. While many childhood sleep issues are not cause for concern, a disturbance that reduces your child’s quality or quantity of sleep on a regular basis can lead to more … Read More »

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    Why did my doctor refer me for a sleep study?

    Did you receive a call from a sleep center to schedule an in-center or in-home sleep study? Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) affects more than 18 million Americans. Left untreated, sleep apnea can have serious and life-shortening consequences: high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, automobile accidents caused by falling asleep at the wheel, diabetes or depression. … Read More »