A 35-year-old member asked:
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what can they attach to you in an overnight sleep study?

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Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Many things: Among the things measured include brain waves, jaw muscle activity, breathing rate, blood oxygen, pulse, chest activity, and abdominal activity.
Answered on Mar 21, 2015
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Dr. Charles Coleman
41 years experience Sleep Medicine
Surface electrodes: If you're worried about needles, don't. Everything that is attached to you is done with glue or paste. Be sure to wash your hair before you leave the sleep lab---the paste is really hard to remove once it dries.
Answered on Dec 16, 2015

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