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Easily take a home sleep study to discover your risk of sleep apnea

The Convenience of a Home Sleep Study

Do you find yourself feeling excessively tired, or suffering from daytime fatigue no matter how well you think you slept? We all go through stressful periods that leave us feeling worn out at times, but there might be something more to it. You may need an at-home sleep study to test to see if you are suffering from sleep apnea.

Sleep apnea is incredibly common and currently exists in 22 million Americans, while 80% remain undiagnosed. However, more and more people are benefiting from the use of a home sleep study kit to determine their risk. If tested positive, they often find that CPAP therapy is an incredibly easy way to manage symptoms and get well-deserved rest night after night. 

The Convenience of a Home Sleep Study

Traditional Sleep Testing

Many people with sleep apnea remain undiagnosed due to the hassles involved with a traditional sleep study or polysomnography where patients are required to stay overnight in a sleep-lab. The process begins by trying to schedule your test and being put on a waiting list. Also, you may have to travel far away for the study.

Man takes a traditional sleep test instead of an at home sleep study When the big night arrives you’ll have to sleep in an unfamiliar place while being hooked up to a multitude of sensors and monitoring devices. You may feel tangled in a web of wires and distracted by the whirs of blinking machines. On top of all of that discomfort, these tests are very expensive.

However, by having staff members available to assist you with your test you will rest easy knowing everything is hooked up correctly. Plus, they are over to detect over 80 different sleeping disorders, sleep apnea being the most common.

Traditional Sleep Study Benefits:

  • Provides more accurate results by recording airflow, respiratory effort, brainwaves, and more.
  • Catches a broader range of sleep apnea cases from mild to moderate and severe.
  • Helps those with preexisting conditions such as lung disease, parasomnias, and more receive more detailed results.

How At Home Tests Work

Taking a sleep test at home is easy with the help of our diagnostic team that has already helped thousands of patients by making the process quick and easy. We will even send the results to your doctor for you.

Use the following steps to complete your home sleep test:

man comfortably uses at home sleep study in his own bedStep 1: Order your home sleep test kit online!

Step 2: Allow 3 to 5 days for shipping and processing. Then refer to the easy to follow instructions to comfortably take your test during one night of sleep.

Step 3: Ship the kit back to us, free of charge, as a prepaid envelope is included.

Depending on the test you receive, it will have a pulse meter to wear on your finger with a heart rate monitor to wear on your chest and an air flow sensor for your nose.

The device will be battery operated, with batteries included. After putting on your equipment, turn the device on with a touch of a button before bed and turn it off when you wake up in the morning.  

Qulified physcicians review home sleep study results Home sleep kits are able to measure heart rate, movement in your chest and abdomen, oxygen saturation, airflow, time spent snoring, and your sleeping position. They are extremely effective at detecting sleep apnea, but traditional sleep testing can catch other disorders.

Once we receive the kit, your results will be analyzed by a Board-Certified Sleep Professional who will contact you and your doctor with the results. If it’s determined that you need a CPAP to treat sleep apnea we can help you receive your equipment through insurance.

Home Sleep Study Benefits:

  • Saves time and money  
  • Is comfortable and easy to use at home
  • The results are automatically sent to your doctor
  • Effectively monitors your risk for sleep apnea

You may want to consult with your doctor to determine which testing method should be used based on your symptoms and medical history.

The STOP BANG Test

Sometimes insurance companies will only cover at home sleep apnea tests based on having a moderate to severe sleep apnea which can be determined by the STOP BANG test. If you answer ‘yes’ to 5 or more questions then you may be at high risk.

  1. Do your Snore loudly? The STOP BANG Quiz and Home Sleep Study can both detect signs of sleep apnea
  2. Are you Tired, fatigued, or extremely sleepy all day?
  3. Has someone Observed you stop breathing during your sleep?
  4. Do you have high blood Pressure?
  5. Is your BMI greater than 35?
  6. Is your Age over 50 years?
  7. Do you have a Neck circumference larger than 16in (40cm)?
  8. Are you of the male Gender? (Sleep apnea is more common in men).

The combination of STOP-BANG and a home sleep test have been shown to as effective as a laboratory sleep test to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea

Qualify Through Insurance

Home sleep apnea testing may be covered through insurance and we’re here to by providing home sleep study kits at the lowest prices possible. We will even contact your insurance provider to help get your test shipped directly to your front door.

If you seem to be struggling with sleep apnea or you notice your employees dealing with constant fatigue the experience the convenience of an at-home sleep test in order to quickly take your life back. Compare this option to the hefty cost of going to an uncomfortable sleep lab. We even offer a free initial screening to help you get started.

Qualify for a home sleep study through insurance

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