Many people have made jokes about snoring throughout the years. Although we can debate who snores the loudest in our home, it’s crucial to understand why we or someone we love is prone to fits of snoring. Also, poor sleep quality can wreak havoc on your day-to-day activities, and it is equally essential to get to the root of the issue. If you or a loved one are experiencing snoring or interrupted sleep, a home sleep study offers many benefits that can help you identify the cause of sleep disturbances. Here are a few ways a home sleep study can benefit you and get you back to rest at night.
Monitoring Breathing Patterns
By design, a sleep study monitors your breathing patterns while you sleep. The instruments can detect how well or poorly your oxygen flows while you rest. A home sleep study can track your oxygen patterns through finger probes, a mask, and additional probes on your chest and abdomen that record how often your chest rises and falls as you breathe.
What The Study May Show You
The type of sleep disturbances you may be diagnosed with depends on the readings your sleep studies show. For instance, if the equipment detects many breathing interruptions, it could indicate that you have Obstructive Sleep Apnea. But a formal diagnosis depends on what your sleep specialist believes is true for your situation.
A Home Sleep Study Can Help You Find Rest
Although a home sleep study is essential for getting your sleep back, some people are hesitant to do it. Sometimes being out of your comfort zone, namely your home, can be unsettling for some people.
A home sleep study can help you feel more comfortable because you’re in a familiar environment, allowing the full benefits of the study to take root.
If you’ve been experiencing problems sleeping at night, it can disrupt your quality of life. The professionals here at New York ENT are dedicated to addressing your sleep concerns at their roots and helping you get the restful sleep you need. Please get in touch with our office if you’re interested in a home sleep study. Call us today at 212-873-6036 to schedule a consultation.