What Affects the Test
Reasons you may not be able to have the test or why the results may not be helpful include the following:
- You use caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, or Reference sedatives Opens New Window.
- There are changes in your normal activities on the day of the sleep study.
- The electrodes come off during sleep.
- Sleep lab noises keep you awake or keep you from sleeping normally during the sleep study.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference June 17, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Mark A. Rasmus, MD - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine