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Shaq Attacks Sleep Apnea

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Preparing for Your Sleep Study.

On The Day of Your Study:
  • Do NOT have anything with caffeine after 12:00 pm (noon). Avoid coffee, chocolate, and tea.
  • Please do not consume alcoholic beverages or intoxicating substances on the day of your study.
  • Please refrain from taking any naps on the day of your study.
  • Eat a normal meal before coming to the sleep center.
  • Make sure to shower or bathe, wash and dry your hair, also please do not apply hair sprays, oils, gels,
    cologne, or perfumes.
  • Please avoid applying makeup before coming in for your study.
  • There is no need to shave facial hair, but please "clean up" the area.
  • This is a smoke free building! No smoking allowed at all. If you need to smoke you will need to go down to
    your car in parking lot.
  • 24 Hour cancellation notice required to avoid a no-show/aborted study fee of $300.

Please Bring:

  • Notes from your sleep diary. These notes may help your doctor.

  • Loose fitting pajama type clothing, top and bottoms, and a change of clothes if needed.

  • A toothbrush for overnight sleep studies.

  • A book or magazine if desired; however, your bedroom has a large flat screen TV with cable so that you have
    something to do between testing periods if you're having a maintenance of wakefulness test (MWT) or multiple
    sleep latency test (MSLT).

  • Your medications as prescribed and ordered by your doctor(s).

About the Sleep Study:
  • You will have your own private bedroom in our sleep center.
  • The hook-up process is painless and takes about 30-45 minutes to get you set up for your overnight sleep study.
  • Electrodes will be placed on your body, to monitor: sleep stages, eye movements, muscle activity, respiration and
    your oxygen levels.
  • Our sleep technician will be monitoring you throughout the night for signs of sleep disorders, such as Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Period Limp Movements, as well as providing you with CPAP therapy if necessary.
  • If you require CPAP therapy, you will be fitted with a mask of choice, to treat your sleep disordered breathing.
  • In the morning, our sleep technician will remove all monitoring devices and the study will end around 6:00 am.
  • We provide a complimentary, continental-type breakfast; which, includes your choice of coffee, tea, juices and snacks.
  • When spending the night at our sleep lab we only schedule men or women on the same night due to respecting privacy
    and comfort of our clients. The only exception is if it is a married couple and you are both having a study on the same night.



Please do not hesitate to call us if you have any questions.

Call us today at: (562) 420-7353



  • 1 in 3 Americans have undiagnosed sleep disorders.

  • 40% of all Americans report difficulty either falling asleep or staying asleep.

  • Sleep problems add an estimated 15.9 billion to national health care costs.

  • Those who have untreated sleep apnea are 4 times more likely to suffer from a stroke.

  • An estimated 90% of the population of obstructive sleep apnea has not been diagnosed.

  • Nearly half of people with obstructive sleep apnea are also diagnosed with hypertension.

  • People with sleep apnea are three times more likely to be involved in motor vehicle accidents.



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