All of our sleep labs are approved by the Ministry of Health and fully accredited by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia to perform MSP covered Polysomnography sleep study testing. Our accredited facilities provide a full scale of diagnostic and therapeutic services for people with sleep disorders. Sleep disorders can involve a wide range of diseases that impact an individuals health. To begin the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders patients submit to a sleep study in our Lab.
A “sleep study,” also called a Polysomnogram, is a non-invasive test that records your physical state during different stages of sleep. It provides data to assess sleep and sleep-related complaints and problems, such as identifying:
- Sleep stages
- Body position
- Blood oxygen levels
- Respiratory events
- Muscle tone
- Heart rate
- Eye movement
- Brain waves
- Amount of snoring and general sleep behavior
Our sleep specialist will use the findings of a sleep study along with other medical data to help determine a sleep problem and then provide the best treatment based on the results.
There are about eighty types of sleep disorders and the most common are :
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea
- Central Sleep Apnea
- Hypo-ventilation Syndrome
- Cheyne-Stokes Respiration
- Restless Legs or Periodic Limb Movements
To begin the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders patients submit to a sleep study in our Lab.
Williams Lake Clinic – Overnight Sleep Study Bed
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