WHAT IS A SLEEP STUDY OR A HOME SLEEP STUDY AND WHO NEEDS IT

Polysomnography

What is Sleep Study?

Sleep study is an overnight observation of an individual's sleep. This involves monitoring number of physiological parameters simultaneously like EEG (brain activity), the eye moments (EOG), the chin tone (EMG), breathing (nasal flow), breathing efforts, Oxygen level, heart rhythm (ECG).

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What are different levels (types) of Sleep studies?

There are 4 types –

Level 1 study being the gold standard where are all the above mentioned parameters are observed and attended to by a well-trained sleep technologist and the recordings are scored by scoring technologists and reviewed by Sleep physician who interprets the same and provides with the final diagnosis and recommendation. The Sleep Specialist then discusses the report and advises the next line of treatment. Read more

What are the different forms of Sleep Studies?

Diagnostic studies – In these only the diagnostic gear is used; this can be level 1 to level IV study.

Titration studies which involve titration with CPAP or the BiPAP :this can be performed only in level 1 study setting .

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Who needs a sleep study:

People complaining of the following symptoms need to be screened for Sleep Apnea and may require a Sleep Study

  • Snoring
  • Episodes of choking in the night
  • Morning headaches
  • Unrefreshing /Disturbed Sleep
  • Abnormal movements during night
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness.
  • Patients with comorbid conditions like Diabetes, heart failure, depression, fibromyalgia, atrial fibrillation, obesity

How much does a Sleep Study cost in Delhi/Gurgaon/NCR?

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So what actually is Home Sleep Study?

Aviss Health Sleep Technicians are sent to your home where they stay overnight to perform various sleep tests. This initiative of aviss health have helped many patient where they get tested in comfort of their home.
If you are looking for Sleep Health Solutions for yourself or for your family member, please write to us at wecare@avisshealth.com or call 9871613322, 9871162255. You can also visit us at www.avisshealth.com