Polysomnography (PSG), also known as Sleep Study, is the most commonly used test in the diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and related disorder which manifest as snoring. It is useful to detect whether long standing snoring is harmful to the health by increasing risk for cardiovascular and metabolic disorders or not. Polysomnography is considered as criterion standard for diagnosing OSA, determining the severity of the disease, and evaluating various other sleep disorders that can exist with or without OSA. Polysomnography is non-invasive and consists of a simultaneous recording of multiple physiologic parameters related to sleep and wakefulness. In addition to helping diagnose sleep disorders, polysomnography used for initiate or adjust your treatment plan if you've already been diagnosed with a sleep disorder.
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