WHAT TO EXPECT FROM YOUR HOME SLEEP APNEA TEST
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A home sleep apnea test is one way to detect obstructive sleep apnea. The test monitors your airflow, oxygen and breathing effort while you sleep at home. Your doctor will perform a complete assessment of your sleep complaints. If you have a high risk of sleep apnea, then your doctor may order a home sleep apnea test for you.
Am I at Risk ?
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Is the test painful?
Can I sleep in a recliner?
Is the test the right option for everyone?
Can I have the television on?
Can I get out of bed to go to the bathroom during the test?
Do I need to start and stop the recording?
Should I take my nighttime medications?
How will I know the results of the home sleep apnea test?
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: CONTENT DEVELOPED BY THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF SLEEP MEDICINE
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Imtiaz Ahmad, MD, MPH, FCCP
Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad is a highly qualified physician, Board Certified in Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. He has been actively serving the community of Lee County, Florida since 2004, with a strong focus on a proactive healthcare approach. Dr. Ahmad has received advanced training from some of the most prestigious institutions, including Harvard University, Cornell University, State University of New York at Brooklyn, and the University of Mississippi. SOMNAS is a medical facility that is committed to improving and maintaining the health of patients with sleep disorders. The expert team at SOMNAS is known for their compassionate and high-quality care. They offer unparalleled treatment and care to patients on the Gulf Coast of Florida, ensuring a better and healthier life for them.
Job Title: Board Certified in Pulmonary Medicine