Sleep Care

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Key Points

Chief Complaint and History

Medication use and Medical History

Family History

Social History

Review of Symptoms

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Sleep Advocacy & Awareness for High Risk Population

Sleep lab has a pleasant patient friendly environment. Once a patient is referred, He is subjected to a simple questionnaire and based on scoring diagnostic process is started. Our approach is patient friendly and yet most cost effective, very detailed to diagnose the patient’s sleep related disorders. Once the patient is scheduled for a sleep study it is decided whether the patient is suited for a formal ploysomnography or a portable monitoring.sleep lab is a state of art compumedics E series with 64 channels.

Program services

full polysmnogram

  • Breathing disorders in sleep
  • Cpap/ bi-level titration

Multiple sleep latency test

  • Excessive day time somnolence
  • Narcolepsy
  • Idiopathic hyper-somnolence

Abnormal behavior during sleep

  • Rem behavior disorder

Portable sleep diagnostic testing

  • Acutely ill
  • Home diagnostic testing

Sleep quiz

This test may help you recognize and detect symptoms of sleep disorders

  • I have been told that I snore loudly
  • I have been told that I hold my breath while I sleep
  • I often wake up gasping for breath
  • I get morning headaches
  • I am over weight
  • I often feel sleepy and struggle to remain alert during the day
  • I frequently wake with dry mouth
  • I wish I had more energy
  • My friends and family say that that I’m often grumpy and irritable
  • I have high blood pressure

If you have answered yes to three or more questions, you have symptoms of sleep apnoea-a potentially serious disorder which causes to stop breathing repeatedly , often hundres of times in night during your sleep.potential complications are high blood pressure, stroke or heart attack.

  • I have difficulty in falling sleep
  • Thoughts race through my mind and prevent me getting to sleep
  • I anticipate a problem with sleep several times a week
  • I often wake up and have trouble going back to sleep
  • I worry about sleep and trouble relaxing
  • I wake up earlier in the morning that I would not like to’
  • I have trouble getting into sleep
  • I often feel sad or depressed because I can’t sleep

If you answer yes to three or more questions , you have symptoms of INSOMNIA-a persistent inability to fall asleep or stay asleep.

  • When I am angry or surprised, I feel like my muscles are going limp
  • I often feel like I am in daze
  • I have experienced vivid dreamlike scenes upon falling asleep or during naps
  • I have sleep attacks during the day no matter how hard I try to stay awake
  • I have trouble concentrating at work or school
  • I have fallen asleep while driving
  • I have fallen asleep in social settings such as movies or at party
  • I have episodes of feeling paralyzed during my sleep

If you have answered yes to three or more questions , you have symptoms of NARCOLEPSY-a lifelong disorder characterized by sleep attacks during the day. This disorder runs in families and can start very early in age.

  • I wake up at night with an acid/sour taste in mouth
  • I wake up at night coughing or wheezing
  • I have frequent sore throats
  • During the night I suddenly wake up feeling like I am choking

If you answered yes to three or more questions, you have symptoms ofGASTRO ESOPHAGEAL REFLUX-a disorder caused by acid “backing up” into esophagus during sleep.

  • Even though I slept during the night,I feel sleepy during the day
  • I have noticed that parts of my body jerk during sleep
  • I have been told that I kick and jerk during sleep
  • When trying to go to sleep ,I experience an aching or crawling sensation in my legs
  • I experience leg pain or cramps at night
  • Sometimes I can’t keep my legs still at night,I just have to move them to feel comfortable

If you have answered yes to three or more questions, you have symptoms of PERIODIC LIMB MOVEMENT DISORDER-uncomfortable leg or arm jerks during sleep or RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME-uncomfortable feelings in the legs at night.


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