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Home Sleep Study

Are You or Your Loved Ones Struggling with sleep?

Try our Home Sleep Study for a comprehensive assessment at home. Schedule an appointment, and equipment will be set up overnight, ready for collection the next day. Ideal for those with high BMI, daytime fatigue, snoring, restless sleep, or morning headaches. Treating conditions like OSA can prevent cardiovascular issues and improve blood pressure. Choose our Home Sleep Study for a healthier tomorrow.

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What is Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)?

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (also known as OSA) is the most common form of sleep apnea, that makes you stop breathing during sleep. The airway repeatedly gets obstructed, limiting the amount of oxygen available to your body. This may occur up to several hundred times a night, depending on the severity of your condition.

When this happens, you may snore loudly or make choking noises as you try to breathe. Obstructive Sleep Apnea can make you wake up in the morning feeling tired or unrefreshed, even though you have had a full night of sleep.

How does Obstructive Sleep Apnea affect the health of your heart

Obstructive Sleep Apnea has been associated with an Increased risk of hypertension, heart failure, stroke, arterial fibrillation, Type 2 Diabetes and other conditions.

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  • What are 3 symptoms of sleep apnea?
    Loud and persistent snoring Pauses in breathing during sleep Daytime sleepiness or fatigue, even after a full night's rest
  • What is the first stage of sleep apnea?
    The first stage is often mild or early-stage sleep apnea, where symptoms may be present but less severe and noticeable.
  • What happens if sleep apnea is left untreated?
    Untreated sleep apnea can lead to serious health complications, including: High blood pressure Heart disease and increased risk of heart attack Type 2 diabetes Stroke Memory problems and cognitive impairment Daytime fatigue, affecting work and daily activities
  • What is a home sleep apnea test?
    A home sleep apnea test is a convenient and non-invasive way to diagnose sleep apnea from the comfort of your own bed. It typically involves wearing a small device that monitors your breathing patterns, oxygen levels, and other sleep-related factors while you sleep.
  • How accurate is a home sleep apnea test?
    Home sleep apnea tests are generally accurate for diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), the most common type of sleep apnea. However, complex cases or other sleep disorders may require a more comprehensive sleep study conducted in a sleep clinic.
  • Can I get a home sleep apnea test at Sunrise Heart Specialist Clinic?
    Yes, our clinic offers home sleep apnea tests for convenient and accurate diagnosis. Our team will guide you through the process and interpret the results to provide personalized treatment recommendations.
  • What are the benefits of a home sleep apnea test?
    Comfortable testing environment in your own home Cost-effective compared to in-lab sleep studies Faster results and diagnosis, leading to timely treatment

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6 Steps to a Better Sleep

3. Perform an Echocardiogram:

This is to evaluate pulmonary pressures and the right side of the heart, as OSA can lead to strain on the right heart.

4. Consider Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP):

CPAP therapy could be a beneficial treatment option to consider.

2. Undergo a Sleep Study for Diagnosis Confirmation:

It’s recommended to participate in a sleep study to confirm the diagnosis of OSA.

1. Identify the Indications of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

  • Experiencing drowsiness during the day

  • Feeling lethargic even after sufficient sleep

  • Waking up with headaches in the early morning

  • A tendency to fall asleep easily during daytime hours

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5. Monitor the Condition:

Regular monitoring of the condition is crucial for managing OSA effectively.

6. Evaluate Surgical Options if CPAP is Ineffective:

If CPAP therapy fails to provide the desired results, consider other treatments such as mandibular advancement or ENT surgery.

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Schedule Your Sleep Study At Home Now!

A Home Sleep Study can help confirm this diagnosis from the comfort of your own bed. It’s simple, convenient, and crucial for your health. OSA, if left untreated, can strain your heart. Don’t wait, book your Home Sleep Study appointment with us today and take the first step towards better sleep and a healthier life. 

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