If you think you may suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), home sleep apnea testing (HSAT) is an option you may want to consider. It involves wearing equipment at home to gather important information about your breathing while you sleep. This data can be used to diagnose OSA. If you would like to learn more about home tests we offer at Lakeland Regional Health Sleep Disorders Center, click here for additional information.

Signs of OSA include:

  • Choking or gasping during sleep
  • Daytime sleepiness or tiredness, even after a full night’s sleep
  • Loud or frequent snoring

Risks of untreated OSA include:

  • Poor concentration
  • High blood pressure
  • Depression
  • Car crashes

American Academy of Sleep Medicine (sleepeducation.org)