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Who is a good candidate for a sleep evaluation?

People who snore, gasp, choke and who have excessive daytime fatigue and confounding sleep issues such as night terrors, sleep paralysis or restless legs could benefit from an evaluation at a sleep center.

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What happens during a sleep study?
American Academy of Sleep MedicineAmerican Academy of Sleep Medicine
The in-lab overnight sleep study requires you to stay overnight at a sleep center, in a bed that may...
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What is evaluated in a sleep study?
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A sleep study evaluates the following: attempted breathing that is blocked, which is called apne...
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What should I expect during a sleep test?
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If you have sleep problems and your doctor decides to give you a sleep test, called polysomnogra...
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Why are fruit flies helpful in sleep studies?
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