What is a Sleep Profiler?

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When you suspect that you have a sleep disorder, it’s important to have your sleep quality assessed. The Sleep Profiler provides a more convenient way to assess your sleep in the comfort of your own home.

What Is the Sleep Profiler?

A Sleep Profiler is a small device that allows you to perform an assessment of your sleep in your home. This device is designed to check for evidence of sleep disorders that can affect the way you breathe, such as sleep apnea. The Sleep Profiler provides detailed information on rapid eye movement, the percentage of sleep you get overall and other aspects of sleep quality. Your doctor can use this information to diagnose a sleep disorder and provide you with the treatment you need for relief.

What to Expect from the Sleep Profiler

If you and your doctor have reason to believe that you might have a sleep disorder, your doctor might recommend using the Sleep Profiler at home. The Sleep Profiler has a lightweight design, you don’t have to worry about it being uncomfortable while you sleep. The Sleep Profiler is also simple to use. All you have to do is make sure that you put it on at night, and the device will handle recording the data for your doctor. When you are done with the device, your doctor will go over the data and use it to determine whether or not you have sleep apnea or another sleep disorder.

Benefits of the Sleep Profiler

The advantages this device offers include:

  • Convenience, since you can use it at home instead of having to stay at a facility overnight for your assessment
  • Data on whether or not you snore during sleep and how severe and frequent this occurs
  • Measurements of your REM sleep and slow wave sleep
  • Data on the total amount of time that you sleep and the percentage of time in different sleep stages

This data is needed in order for your doctor to be able to make an accurate diagnosis. Having this diagnosis means that you can begin receiving treatment to help ease symptoms and improve your sleep quality. This can help lower your risk of developing problems due to poor sleep quality.

If you believe you have a sleep disorder, the Sleep Profile may be the treatment option for you. To learn more about the Sleep Profiler and how it can assess your sleep, contact MXBowen, Physician, PC for an appointment today.

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