A sleep study helps identify the reason you are sleeping too much, too little or at inappropriate times. Once identified, appropriate treatment and changes in lifestyle may be prescribed.
Anyone can have a sleep disorder. Bethesda accepts adults and children 3 years of age and older.
Yes, one parent is required to stay with the child during the entire sleep study.
Yes, unless directed otherwise by your physician.
Yes. A private room is provided for your test, and towels and soap are available in the restroom.
Once you've checked in for your sleep study, the therapist will monitor you for the next five to six hours while you sleep. Generally, you are awakened by 5:30 a.m., and you may leave shortly thereafter.