Good sleep is vital for good health. When you experience the restorative stages of sleep, your blood pressure lowers, muscles and tissue are repaired and energy is restored to your brain and body. Sleeping well means waking up refreshed.
Sleep studies are tests that record what happens to your body during sleep. The testing is done to find out what is causing your sleep problems. During a routine office visit, talk with your doctor about the symptoms you are having. If you suspect your sleep partner is at risk for sleep apnea, your first step is to contact your healthcare professional. Visit with them about the following:
If you have said “yes” to any of the above, you may have a sleep disorder.