A sleep study is a recording of brain waves, eye movements, muscle activity, heart rhythm, oxygen level, breathing effort, leg movement, nasal/oral air flow, body position by attaching several sensors on the body.
Yes, you need a referral.
Yes it is very important as a first step before coming to call us 2 business days prior your test on 02 8405 7555 to confirm your appointment and to confirm that you feel well to attend the test and not having any recent signs of cold, flu or blocked nose. Failure to confirm may [...]
Yes you can however you will need to have a shower and wash your face and hair very well as the sensors that will be attached to your skin are sensitive and require very clean skin.
Yes but you will need to have a good shower first as you will have some sticky gel on your body and hair. Shower facilities are available at our Meredith Street and Waratah Private sleep units.
Yes you can unless you have been advised not to by your doctor, or if you take sleeping tablets at night and you are still under their effect in the morning.
Yes, please bring the sleeping tablets with you to the sleep clinic at night and show the technician/nurse the original package and they will let you know when to take them.
No, you will need to bring your own sleeping tablets.
It is recommended that you bring along your own pillow if you are more comfortable with it or if you have a special pillow for a medical condition. Please remember to take it with you when leaving in the morning.
A minimum of 8 hours recording is required for a valid sleep study, please allow some extra time for attaching the sensors to start recording.