What is Sleep Study Test?


A Sleep Study, also known as Polysomnography test, is a detailed overnight test which monitors the functioning of the body during sleep. It includes thorough monitoring of multiple parameters such as respiration , oxygenation, ECG, sleep architecture among others.

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SNORING

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SLEEP APNEA

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BREATHING DIFFICULTY

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INSOMNIA

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Frequently Asked Questions

The two main type of sleep study tests are a full channel polysomnography (PSG) and a sleep apnea screening test. A full channel PSG involves monitoring multiple parameters including respiration, oxygenation, ECG, EEG, sleep architecture among others. Further, PSG has two sub categories - at home PSG and in clinic PSG test. A screening test is a simpler test which monitors respiration, oxygenation and obstructions during sleep. This test is conducted at home.

Our sleep study tests are conducted with the latest diagnostic devices which require minimal contact. The technician is not required to stay overnight for any of our home based sleep study tests. This ensures social distancing and complete privacy at home. Incase of the in-clinic PSG test conducted at our own facility, the technician will be present to assist you.

The purpose of a sleep study is to diagnose or detect any underlying sleep disorders such as Sleep Apnea, Narcolepsy etc. It identifies any abnormalities in your sleep cycle such as airway obstructions. A titration study is conducted after the diagnosis of Sleep Apnea. It helps determine the optimal pressures, modes and settings of a CPAP / BiPAP to correct and treat Sleep Apnea.

Sleep study tests are completely non-invasive and come with simplistic attachments. Once installed, the machine will give you complete freedom to move. It does not hamper with your regular sleep cycle. Further, our team of trained technicians ensure complete comfort during device setup.

Sleep study reports are analysed and signed off by a technical expert and a physician. Our Medical Director Dr. Ashok Rajput, is a pulmonologist who signs off the clinical diagnosis on the report. The technical analysis, data monitoring and conclusion is signed off by Aprameya Rajput, CCSH (Clinical Sleep Health Counsellor) certified by BRPT, USA.