Polysomnography, or a sleep study, takes place in a bedroom-like sleep lab with diagnostic tools to measure a patient’s brain waves, breathing patterns, heart rate, oxygen levels, and eye and leg movements during sleep. Sleep studies test nighttime sleep patterns, look for when the person’s sleep is disrupted, and determine whether the patient suffers from…
What Is Involved in a Sleep Study?
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