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36 yr old mom. Confirmed arrhythmia during sleep study. Nothing on holster monitor. Pulse will drop from 110 to 47 and pop back up around 100 feeling as though my heart was shocked back up to that level. Focalin stimulant for add. Any thoughts?
Arrythmia: What was the nature of the arrythmia noted on the sleep study? Apparently no abnormalities of heart rhythm occurred while the Holter monitor was worn. It's important to document heart activity when you're symptomatic and therefore more outpatient monitoring should be done. I suspect that you have bursts of supraventricular tachycardia or intermittent runs of extrasystoles which Focalin may cause ...Read more
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 ...Read more
It depends.: There are two possible conclusions, either: 1) You do not have a sleep disorder (at least, not one that can be detected by a sleep study), or 2) You do have a detectable sleep disorder but this one test did not find it. It is possible for a single night in a sleep lab to miss a sleep disorder (night-to-night variation, sleeping in a strange place, etc.) If the suspicion level is high, repeat it. ...Read more
I had sleep study done as kid nothing was found today sleep apena was found i take seroquel (quetiapine) which makes me tired during the day can pcp monitor brain?
Seroquel (quetiapine) can affect : I am not clear on what your question is. If you have sleep apnea, you should be using CPAP machine and not taking sleep medications. Seroquel can make you tired next day but also patients with sleep apnea feel tired during the day due to lack of oxygen. Consult sleep specialist. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ...Read more
Thousands: Sleep studies are anywhere from $2000-4000 dollars and may need to be repeated to get the right settings for a CPAP machine if it is found you have sleep apnea. It may be better to speak with a physician to look at other causes for fatigue or insomnia first, but you might have already done that and had this study recommended. Good luck. ...Read more
Need more info: Just to say "myoclonic index" is vague and uninterpretable unless we know which body part is under discussion (legs, neck, chin, hands/fingers). Also, is the index under discussion with arousals or not? Arousal events are considered to be more important than non-arousal events. So, just the number itself doesn't tell the whole story. More questions? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
AHI: Apnea hypopnea index is defined as the number of these events recorded in a psg test per hour of sleep. This index must first be objectively discovered and it is the standard by which a board certified sleep specialist uses in diagnosing the level of obstructive sleep apnea and makes recommendations like CPAP before treating a particular condition. ...Read more
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