Free Sleep Apnea Screening
Dr. Clarence Glenn Sleep Center, 3rd floor DMH. Have a snoring problem? Tired during the day? High blood pressure? Talk with a Registered Sleep Tech about your risk factors and take home an simple device to wear overnight with this free screening. Bring device back the next morning for results. By appointment only – call centralized scheduling 217-876-1111.
What is a Sleep Study?
A sleep study, or polysomnogram, monitors heart rate, movement, breathing, snoring, and oxygen level during each stage of sleep. These measurements are collected and reviewed by sleep specialists to determine if you have sleep apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy or another sleep disorders, so that appropriate treatment can be determined.
What happens during a Sleep Study in the Sleep Center?
Small button-like electrodes are placed on various parts of your head and body. While you sleep, you will be constantly observed by a technician to assess how loudly you may snore, how you move, and other patterns.
Each sleeping room in the Dr. Clarence G. Glenn Sleep Center resembles a bedroom in a home-like comfortable atmosphere. Sleep as you usually do at home. This will yield a large amount of data to help evaluate your sleeping patterns.
In the morning, you may be asked to fill out a questionnaire about how well you slept that night. If additional information is needed, you may be asked to spend a second night.
Home Sleep Testing
The Dr. Clarence Glenn Sleep Center is also accredited to provide home sleep apnea screenings in adults. The patient will come to the Sleep Center to pick up the monitoring device and receive instructions on application of sensors. The device records patient’s respiratory nasal air flow, respiratory effort, blood oxygen saturation, heart rate and snoring.
How does a Sleep Study Help?
After the sleep study is conducted, a large amount of data is collected and reviewed by a sleep specialist who shares the information with your physician.
For more information
Don’t suffer through another sleepless night. Talk to your doctor to see if a sleep study is right for you. For details, contact the Dr. Clarence G. Glenn Sleep Center at DMH, 217-876-3602.