Convenient OSA diagnosis with a NovaSom Home Sleep Test
Obstructive sleep apnea is due to a collapse of the upper airway during sleep, interrupting airflow and reducing blood oxygen levels. It is severely undiagnosed in the U.S. and those suffering from the condition are usually unaware that they have it.
In fact, it is often the spouse or loved one who first notices sleep apnea.
Common signs include loud snoring, gasping or choking during sleep-- sufferers stop breathing for 10 seconds or longer, up to hundreds of times per night-- sometimes reducing blood oxygen to dangerously low levels.
Left undiagnosed and untreated, sleep apnea can lead to or aggravate:
Diagnosing and treating sleep apnea can help control the effects of sleep apnea and can improve patients’ overall quality of life and health.
A NovaSom Home Sleep Test allows patients to be diagnosed in the privacy and comfort of their own home at an affordable cost. Learn more about OSA and testing with NovaSom on our website intended just for patients: Apnea.com.