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Multiple Sleep Latency Test
Excessive sleepiness: A multiple sleep latency test (mslt) is also referred to as the "nap study". It is strictly for diagnosing narcolepsy with or without cataplexy and idiopathic hypersomnia. .. Essentially, this test allows us (sleep physicians) to see objectively how sleepy a person truly is by calculating the time one falls asleep during 5 naps spread throughout the day. It should be preceded by a night study. ...Read more
28wks pregnant. Ob ordered sleep study. I haven't gotten results but sleep dr is ordering a multiple sleep latency test. Why? Cant I be just tired?
Took 200mg of diphydramine and not feeling tired at all and I really got to sleep, taking test is it OK if I take 200mg more for 400mg I'm 110 lb?
Large dose!: Probably not a good idea. That dose of med could certainly fog your mind for more than a few hours. ...Read more
Apnea Hypopnea Index: Apnea Hypopnea Index (AHI) is # of apneas / hypopneas recorded per hour sleep with a polysomnogram. Here is an obstructive sleep apnea classification: None/Minimal: AHI < 5 per hour, Mild: AHI ≥ 5, but < 15 per hour, Moderate: AHI ≥ 15, but < 30 per hour & Severe: AHI ≥ 30 per hour. I am not a sleep medicine specialist but here is article entitled " Mild Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Should - ...Read more
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. ...Read more
I didn't get much sleep last night or before and I have a sleep study test tonight. Will it effect results?
Maybe: Let the technician know what happened... Or consider giving them a call in case they would like to reschedule you... ...Read more
Acth stim test coming up. My sleep sched is different than most--i sleep 5am-2pm each day. So what time should they do my test?
Won't matter: It should not matter. Although your circadian rhythm will affect the baseline cortisol, ACTH should stimulate it regardless of the time of day. If cortisol goes up to 20 or more, you are fine. ...Read more
Using 5mg time released melatonin nightly for sleep for months now, its starting to not work as good. Now what, increase it? All tests are normal.
A few days: This stuff leaves one's system after just a few days. And if it was prescribed, it's not a problem. ...Read more
Infants need 14-15 hrs, toddlers 12-14, children 10-11, adults need 7-9 hrs
if you had sleep deprivation your needs will be higher also if you do not get enough dream sleep REM sleep you do not get effective sleep. Holistic perspective if there is problems with gall bladder this will interfere with sleep have this checked out. ...Read more
My daughter is 1 and had a sleep study done they wanted to admit her right after the test was done. Should I be worried?
I'd worry more if: Her symptoms had not been assessed & addressed appropriately. Close monitoring & diagnostic studies to determine the cause of her symptoms & the abnormalities found on her sleep study offer the best possible chance of finding effective treatment & keep her as safe as possible. Favorite toys & comfort items + your consistent care & positive attitude will greatly reduce her anxiety. ...Read more
Me and my boyfriend both got tested for herpes after sleeping with each other. His test came back positive and mine came back negative. How?
This is very common: When one person in a couple has genital herpes due to type 2 herpes simplex virus (HSV2), It's transmitted less than once for every 100 episodes of unproteced vaginal sex, maybe only 1 in 1, 000. Even lower for HSV1. So it's very common for one person to test positive (from a past relationship) and the other to be negative. Speak together with doctor about how to prevent future transmission. ...Read more
My ex used to soak with sweat while sleep- no other sympthoms- can it be aids? - which tests should I take because of him? - im worried please help
Anxiety: She needs a TLC. Is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, chest pain, shortness of breath, nausea, palpitations, tremors, and sweat. ...Read more
I feel drowsy however much sleep I get. Also throught the day I feel my head tense and I cannot relax. What could the problems revield by tests?
Planning a very comprehensive annual checkup. Should I include an Audiometry test? Sometimes I ask people to repeat themselves. Sleep through doorbell
I have a drug test in 2 month my bf smokes almost everyday I sleep with him most of the time and kiss him after he smokes weed can it get in my system?
Its difficult 4 me 2 getup in morning no matter watever time I sleep in night. I feel terrible after getting up for almost 2 hr. All blood test r normal?
Cortisol levels?: Please ask your doc to check your cortisol levels. There is a test that is done using saliva samples at 4 different times during the day. This will tell you when your cortisol is high and low. Yours may be too low in the morning when it is supposed to be high. There are natural ways to increase this. If you can find a doc who does natural medicine, he or she will be most familiar with this. ...Read more
I've a sleep test appointment today and I was told not to drink coffee all day but I forgot and had a cup. Should I postpone the sleep test or still go?
Yes, it's possible: Most attended sleep studies (where you spend the night at a sleep center) are very accurate. The take-home types of study are helpful for screening, but not nearly as much data or accuracy. That being said, all sleep studies are flawed to some extent as we do sleep differently on different nights. Repeat studies are the best, but at additonal time and expense. ...Read more
Sleep MD or DDS: Sleep testing for osa can be done either in a sleep center or at home. There are sleep medicine specialists, also called sleep physicians. Valid home sleep, studies can be arranged and conducted in the privacy of your own bedroom. Dentists involved with snoring can arrange a home test as well, and the tests are interpreted by a sleep physician. Ask your md or dds for a referral or a home test. ...Read more
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