Importance of Sleep While Battling Chronic Pain

Importance of Sleep While Battling Chronic Pain

Roughly 1 out of every 5 Americans are disrupted by chronic pain during sleep. The clinical explanation is that sleep’s effect on pain is greater than the effect pain has on sleep. Some common sleep issues, such as insomnia and sleep apnea, can be worsened due to...
4 Metrics Your Sleep Center Should Be Tracking

4 Metrics Your Sleep Center Should Be Tracking

Sleep studies generate a large quantity of information regarding a patient’s sleep quality. Patients and physicians only view a fraction of this data, but it is important to analyze the proper metrics. While in-lab testing is more comprehensive, home sleep tests...
How to Future-Proof Your Sleep Center

How to Future-Proof Your Sleep Center

As a medical provider during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to consider ways to make your practice thrive despite the unfortunate circumstances. The value of technology is everlasting, and virtual sleep centers are a way to move sleep testing from labs into...
Why Home Sleep Testing is Preferred for Sleep Apnea

Why Home Sleep Testing is Preferred for Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common disorder that causes the patient to temporarily stop breathing while sleeping. The diagnostic standard for OSA is nocturnal polysomnography in a sleep lab setting, but that is not always feasible for patients. Sleep labs have...