Have you done a sleep study? What was your experience like?

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Hello everyone,

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I thought I would open a discussion today about one of the tools used to diagnose sleep apnea: a polysomnogram, also known as a sleep study!

Have you ever done a sleep study? Did you do it at home or at a sleep lab? What was the experience like? Were the results conclusive? Is there any advice or tips you'd like to share with others who haven't yet done a sleep study?
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Have you done a sleep study? What was your experience like?


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I have done 2 sleep studies.  1 in a lab and 1 at home. Don’t wait around to get one done.  They’re very easy to do now with the at home study.  You don’t have to be hooked up to hundreds of wires anymore to do it.  

Have you done a sleep study? What was your experience like?


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I also did two.  One at home with just a pulse oxymeter tied to my hand and the other at a sleep center.  Couldn't get to sleep with all the wires, strange noises and different bed at the center.  Best part of it was breakfast at one of my favorite places.

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Did mine at home prescribed by my doctor.  So easy..

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