Diagnosing sleep apnea typically requires an overnight stay in a
hospital or sleep lab, but the development of portable monitors
opened the door to diagnosing sleep apnea at home. If you ask
your doctor about doing it at home, and it is appropriate for
you, your doctor may loan you a kit or order one for you. The big
advantage of a home sleep test is its convenience however; there
are several disadvantages, too.
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