A doctor or sleep specialist must diagnose sleep apnea. Even if you present commonly associated symptoms, you want to ensure you’re treating the right condition, which is why an assessment is important. So, where do you receive an assessment and what can you expect?

Option 1: Sleep Lab

There are labs that offer sleep studies.  These type of sleep studies require a minimum of one night in a sleep-lab bed where multiple cords are hooked up all over your body and a sleep specialist watches you sleep to observe signs of sleeplessness, snoring, how many times you stop breathing during the night, and how much time lapses during each episode it happens. This can prove inconvenient and costly, as it requires a patient to travel and stay in a hospital or sleep lab and costs approximately $1,000-$3,500.

Option 2: In-Home Testing

The alternative is to take an in-home sleep apnea test in the comfort of your own home for a small fraction of the cost of an in-lab sleep study. You can get your free online questionnaire and, if needed receive a home sleep test to see if you have sleep apnea. Once you receive the test, you will only need to sleep with it for 1-2 nights before sending it in for evaluation. The benefits of an in-home sleep apnea test are that you can do it in the comfort and convenience of your home for a fraction of the cost of a lab sleep study. It’s quick and easy and you won’t have to sleep under the observation of someone else to collect the data necessary to diagnose you.

Take the next step towards better sleep by completing our online questionnaire, or calling our dedicated support staff at 800-955-0948 today (M-F, 9:00a-5:30p).

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Patient Testimonials

Honestly, I thought I was just guilty of snoring every now and then, but my wife insisted it was something more. The home test was easy to use and within a week I was diagnosed with sleep apnea. I would’ve never guessed I was waking up so much during the night. Glad I got tested, so I could get started with CPAP treatment right away.

Tom H.

I didn’t really want to go to a sleep study, so thankfully, there was the free online assessment. Afterwards, they sent me the test and I only had to use it a couple of nights and now I know for sure that sleep apnea was what was causing me to be so tired. I’ve been doing CPAP therapy for a few weeks now, and have never felt better.

Joe D.

I was putting off getting tested because I didn’t have time to go into a lab. Plus, I didn’t want to be monitored while I sleep. The process of taking the at-home sleep apnea test was simple. If it wasn’t for that, I’d probably still be undiagnosed.

Mike B.

I knew I wasn’t getting great sleep, but I thought I could manage it myself. I would sleep sitting up in a recliner chair just to try to keep myself from waking up during the night, but I never felt completely rested. It wasn’t until I fell asleep at a traffic light that I realized this wasn’t something I could treat myself. It was hard, but I’m glad I finally got the CPAP treatment I need for my sleep apnea.

Carol S.

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