We offer free in-home sleep apnea testing tools such as the ApneaLink™ and Embletta-Home Monitoring system, which are available at most Aurora Sleep Medicine Centers. A sleep apnea test offers an effective first step toward proper diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea. However, these tests do not replace a professional sleep assessment conducted by a sleep medicine expert. Contact an Aurora Sleep Medicine Center near you to find out more.
The quality of your sleep can be influenced by your diet, the lighting and temperature in your bedroom, your evening routine before bedtime and other lifestyle choices.
Our Lifestyle Assessment looks at your personal sleep routine and your sleep environment to determine if outside factors are contributing to sleep disorders. You may be asked to keep a sleep diary to help determine sleep patterns.
If no other medical issue is identified as the cause of your sleep problem, you may be referred for a sleep study. Those with suspected sleep apnea are often referred for these types of studies, which take place at Aurora Sleep Medicine Centers (see our Locations section to find a Sleep Medicine Center near you). Each Center features state-of-the-art suites that include private bathrooms and televisions.
During an overnight sleep study, you’ll be monitored for 15 different functions that may be affecting your sleep, including:
Sleep studies are traditionally conducted at night, but weekend and daytime studies are available to accommodate the night shift worker.