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Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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I'm a 21 year-old male. I work from 10-7. I get to study only during night. How do I avoid sleeping that time?

I'm a 21 year-old male. I work from 10-7. I get to study only during night. How do I avoid sleeping that time?

Is not easy: U need to rest also after working 9 hours a day, take a light schedule if u can.

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Should I sleep less study more?

Should I sleep less study more?

Balance: If you don't get enough sleep your performance will suffer... If you don't study enough your performance will also suffer... Good luck..

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How can I find a study to be in concerning sleep paraylsis?

How can I find a study to be in concerning sleep paraylsis?

Call your family doc: Have your family physician refer you to a sleep specialist. Many pulmonary specialists are knowledgeable with this condition.

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What is the medical term that describes the study of sleep?

What is the medical term that describes the study of sleep?

FAASM: Doctors who study sleep disorders are called "sleep doctors" or "sleep specialists", and would have "FAASM" in their credentials (Fellow of the American Association of Sleep Medicine). Sleep diagnostic centers have to be accredited by the AASM. Sleep doctors are usually king doctors with Subspecialty training in sleep disorders. The study of sleep is "somnology".

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What is the medical term that describes the study of sleep?

What is the medical term that describes the study of sleep?

FAASM: Doctors who study sleep disorders are called "sleep doctors" or "sleep specialists", and would have "FAASM" in their credentials (Fellow of the American Association of Sleep Medicine). Sleep diagnostic centers have to be accredited by the AASM. Sleep doctors are usually king doctors with Subspecialty training in sleep disorders. The study of sleep is "somnology".

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Would there be any problem if I study at night and sleep during the day?

Would there be any problem if I study at night and sleep during the day?

Maybe: As long as you are consistently getting enough sleep it may be ok in the short run. But, our bodies get messages from the daylight and dark as to when to sleep and not sleep so you may find some decrease in mental and physical capacity. You may get more information from a sleep specialist...

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What is the studies they down on women that you have to sleep the whole body?

What is the studies they down on women that you have to sleep the whole body?

Sleep studies: Studies done while a patient is completely asleep usually check for sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome or certain types of epilepsy, but these studies are done on both men and women. If this doesn't answer your question, ask the physician who ordered the study.

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I sleep most of the time which is effecting my studies. Please help me what to do.

I sleep most of the time which is effecting my studies. Please help me what to do.

See your Dr: You need an exam and probably blood testing to see if there is a medical condition causing / contributing to your excessive sleepiness. If check out ok, dr can give you rx for alertness aid.

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I have a very important exam in 7 days. I need to study a lot. What is the apsolute least hours I need of sleep. Just during these 7 days?

I have a very important exam in 7 days. I need to study a lot. What is the apsolute least hours I need of sleep. Just during these 7 days?

Sleep is essential: Stress is and important issue in your general health. Your cognitive ability will be affected by the amount of sleep you get. You require adequate sleep to perform at your maximum, and sleep deprivation will impact your performance negatively. Adequate sleep will also improve you ability to stud effectively over shorter period of time. Get your required 8 hours you will do better.

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Dr. When I get-up in morning out my bed for study after 15 min again I want to sleep & please tell me how to concentrate. Please help me?

ADD in Adults: Hello. I believe that as we learn more about attention deficit that there is a growing respect for this common problem in adults. I advise my patients to get tested by an expert in add in adults and then I work with that expert to make sure the patient is getting the best treatment available if they indeed have this problem.

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How much can a sleep study cost?

How much can a sleep study cost?

Price Can Vary: The fees charged for any type of study including sleep studies can vary significantly. Sleep clinics will usually charge more for non-insured patients as healthcare plans negotiate the fee in advance. If you have insurance contact you agent and see if they have a contracted rate. Call any local sleep clinics to find out their rates. Check with county or state programs if without insurance.

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How often should I have a sleep study done?

How often should I have a sleep study done?

Depends: A sleep study should be done if you have signs of a sleep problem, need follow up to determine if treatment is successful, or if there is a change in your sleep situation requiring a reevaluation by your physician. Hope that helps...

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How difficult is it to sleep during a sleep study?

Sometimes: It doesn't hurt at all. But some people feel odd sleeping in another bed and in a clinic room. I suggest that you bring your own - great pillow. If you have a blanket that you love to use - bring that too. Wear comfy jammies. Some sleep labs make the rooms look like regular bedrooms.

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What is the definition or description of: sleep study?

What is the definition or description of: sleep study?

Sleep observation: An overnight recording of a persons sleep including sleep stages, time awake vs. Asleep, oxygen saturation, blood pressure, breathing effort, snoring, arousals and leg movements. Conducted in a sleep center is considered an attended study and at home it is considered an unattended study. At home studies do not record as much information as an attended study in a sleep center.

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What are the main tests performed during a sleep study?

What are the main tests performed during a sleep study?

12 or more possible: The main tests performed during a sleep study include sleep stages, body position, microarousals, leg movement, heart rate, how many times breathing stops or air flow is reduced, blood oxygen level, snoring, chest & abdomen movement. A sleep study is the only way to determine if one has sleep apnea. Treatment usually involves an oral appliance, CPAP maching or surgery.

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What can they attach to you in an overnight sleep study?

What can they attach to you in an overnight sleep study?

Many things: Among the things measured include brain waves, jaw muscle activity, breathing rate, blood oxygen, pulse, chest activity, and abdominal activity.

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How long does it take to have the results of sleep study??

How long does it take to have the results of sleep study??

Depends: Upon the process at the place doing the sleep study. Although the results can probably be determined by the following day, these results should be interpreted by the ordering physician. You should ask the doctor who ordered the test when to expect results, or schedule an appointment with the doctor to discuss the results.