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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience in Pulmonology
Factors: There are a number of factors that affect the quality of a psg (polysomnogram). It is important to get enough sleep during the study to make a diagno ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Wilson
20 years experience in Sleep Medicine
Not necessarily : Typically psgs are overnight as most people sleep at night. However most sleep centers will perform daytime psgs to accommodate shift workers. Multipl ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ng
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Sleep Study: Polysomnography is a sleep study. A sleep study monitors you as you sleep, or try to sleep. One of the popular disorders it assesses for is sleep a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
8 years experience in Family Medicine
No age limit: There is no age limit for a sleep study that i've ever heard of. Anyone with excessive daytime sleepiness or with witnessed cessation of breathing wh ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Not ideal: The details are important on what is included in your home assessment. Sleep apnea may be able to be detected with such a setup, but other sleep disor ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
32 years experience in Neurology
Sleep spindles: Increased sleep spindles may be associated with effective stage 2 sleep, if there is no medication caused that so increased sleep spindles may be asso ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Jump around: in sleep. This needs to be interpreted in the context of all the other brain findings of the sleep study. by itself it isn't all that important and d ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
PSG: Polysomnography (psg) is a type of sleep study.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
25 years experience in Pulmonology
No: In most states, all you need to do is hands on training in a lab; do some online courses and take the brpt tests for cpsgt or rpsgt. Bingo...
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
English only here.: I'm sorry, but this site is in English only. It takes an experienced translator (not an online automatic translator) to effectively translate the adv ... Read More

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