Why It Is Done
Sleep studies are done to find sleep problems, including:
- Sleep apnea. For more information, see the topic Reference Sleep Apnea.
- Excessive snoring.
- Heart rhythm problems.
- Periodic limb movement disorder.
- Shift work sleep disorder or other circadian rhythm problems.
|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
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