AT-HOME SLEEP TESTING IN HAMDEN, CT
For individuals who suffer from sleep disorders, the team here at the Hamden clinic of the DOCS Medical Group offer in home sleep testing. This testing is used to diagnose obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and other sleep disorders. To participate in an at-home sleep test and to learn more about the procedure contact our Hamden staff today.
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DOCS URGENT CARE – HAMDEN
1700 Dixwell Ave.
Hamden, CT 06514
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At-Home Sleep Testing Services
What Is an At-home Sleep Test?
Most people prefer to engage in at-home sleep testing because they feel a whole lot more comfortable in their own environment. At-home sleep tests measure how many times individuals stop breathing while sleeping. They reveal breathing patterns and help determine breathing difficulties. If you believe you may be suffering from a sleep disorder, then reach out to our team for your at-home sleep testing kit.
Common Sleep Apnea symptoms include:
- Waking up with a very sore or dry throat
- Loud snoring
- Occasionally waking up with a choking or gasping sensation
- Sleepiness or lack of energy during the day
- Sleepiness while driving
- Morning headaches
- Restless sleep
Our Hamden patients find at-home sleep testing to be not only more comfortable, but more effective because they are at ease while testing. However, these tests do not monitor or read how long you sleep and whether you are a light or heavy sleeper. The overall results and readings are used in creating a personalized treatment plan for patients.
At Home Sleep Tests
Sleep Apnea Testing
The sleep apnea at-home test monitors sleep patterns and records all results. The test gives focus to how often a person stops breathing while they are sleeping and its results help identify what type of a sleep disorder, such as obstructive sleep apnea a patient may be suffering from.
Here at the Hamden office of the DOCS Medical Group our staff consults with patients about the proper use and administering of the at-home test. Your primary care doctor will familiarize you with the testing equipment and give you instructions on how to properly attach the sleep sensors.
Measuring Your Results
Once the testing is completed, your primary care physician here in Hamden will study and analyze the results. They will perform a thorough analysis and assessment of the results and, at a follow up appointment, will discuss their findings.
If the study indicates signs of OSA, you will be referred to a sleep specialist that will create a personalized treatment plan for you. If the results suggest you are not suffering from OSA then our team here in Hamden may suggest additional types of testing in order to identify the source of your symptoms. Your primary care doctor may also feel it appropriate to refer you to a sleep specialist.
Sleep Disorder Treatment
If your results are indicative of OSA or another sleep disorder, then you will be referred to our sleep specialists located at our Norwalk or Orange locations. They will perform a full assessment and analysis of all test results in their efforts to create a personalized treatment plan that will meet with your specific symptoms and needs.
677 Connecticut Ave Norwalk, 06854
521 Boston Post Rd Orange, 06477
At-Home Sleep Testing in Hamden When You Need It
At-home testing is beneficial to those individuals who display symptoms of a sleep disorder such as obstructive sleep apnea. The at-home testing helps to identify and monitor sleep patterns and problems and provides information needed for doctors here in the Hamden clinic to perform an adequate analysis. For more information about at-home testing or to schedule your consultation, contact our staff today.