Home sleep study

 “A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything.” — Irish proverb

However, a good number of senior citizens suffer from a sleeping disorder. Many are prone to waking up a lot during the night, feeling unrefreshed and tired the next day.

Sleep Apnea is a compulsive sleep disorder that leads to frequent breathing disruption during sleep. There are several types of sleep apnea, Obstructive sleep apnea being the most common kind. Obstructive sleep apnea is caused when there is an irregular relaxation of the throat muscles that blocks the air passage during sleep. The common symptoms include –

  • Morning headache
  • High blood pressure
  • Loud snoring
  • Excessive daytime sleepiness
  • Awakening with a dry mouth or sore throat
  •  Night-time sweating
  • Observed episodes of breathing cessation during sleep
  • Abrupt awakenings accompanied by gasping or choking and more

In case your aged parents are experiencing any of the above-mentioned discomforts, it is best to seek medical help and test for sleep apnea.  

Home sleep study has been the most sought-after service to monitor the patient’s sleep schedule regularly and seek treatment for sleep apnea.

Acknowledging this fact, Rising Care offers professional home sleep study to help the ones suffering.

Any equipment used for a home sleep study is free of side effects. The equipment is designed to monitor the sleep schedule of the patient without doing any harm.

Smokers are prone to having sleeping disorders. It is advisable for a sleep apnea patient to prevent smoking or intake of alcohol.

Apart from the usual medical care, one can treat sleep apnea by reducing body weight, avoiding smoking, alcohol and sleeping pills, changing sleep positions and by preventing sleeping on the back.