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How is mixed sleep apnea diagnosed?

If your doctor suspects you have sleep apnea, they may suggest you go to a sleep laboratory for a polysomnography. At the sleep lab, you will be attached to machines that can measure your body as you sleep. There are tests to measure blood oxygen levels, organ function, breathing patterns, eye movements, brain waves, and more. A doctor can interpret the test results.

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Can mixed sleep apnea be prevented?
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