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...
Overcoming 3 Challenges of Home Sleep Testing

Overcoming 3 Challenges of Home Sleep Testing

Home sleep testing (HST) allows patients to take a sleep test from the comfort and safety of their home instead of traveling to a sleep center or hospital. In most cases, doctors such as primary care providers, cardiologists, sleep specialists, and even dentists order...
How to Conduct a Home Sleep Test

How to Conduct a Home Sleep Test

An estimated 10 million people suffering from sleep apnea remain undiagnosed, increasing the need for home sleep tests (HST). When a patient first receives a unit like DreamClearâ„¢, they will need to learn how to properly perform tests at home. Basic knowledge about...