There are many types of sleep disorders, including snoring, sleep deprivation, sleep apnea, insomnia and restless
legs syndrome. Quality sleep is necessary for optimal health and can affect hormone levels, mood and weight. As
an accredited sleep center by the American Association of Sleep Medicine, we at Coryell Sleep Center understand
that these conditions can impact your overall health, safety and quality of life.
Polysomnography, also called a sleep study, is a test used to diagnose sleep disorders. Polysomnography records
your brain waves, the oxygen level in your blood, heart rate and breathing, as well as eye and leg movements during
You'll be asked to come to the Sleep Center in the evening for polysomnography so that the test can record your
nighttime sleep patterns. Polysomnography is occasionally done during the day to accommodate shift workers who
habitually sleep during the day.
In addition to helping diagnose sleep disorders, polysomnography may be used to help adjust your treatment plan
if you've already been diagnosed with a sleep disorder. Our team of medical professionals will evaluate your symptoms
and find ways to help you achieve a better quality of life.
For more information please contact:
Paul Rambeau RRT-NPS, Directory Respiratory Care/Sleep Center