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#1
Hello,

I recently administered the take home sleep test and received my results however, after looking online I am still at a loss. If anyone would please shed some light I would greatly appreciate it! Thank you!


Time in Bed:363 min
Weight (lbs.): 215
Height (in.):70
BMI:30.8
Epworth Scale:18
Collar Size:17.5
Snoring
Total snoring events flags n/a
Snore flags index(#/hour) n/a
Oximetry Distribution
<95 % (minutes) 89.5
<90% (minutes) 0.5
<85% (minutes) 0.5
<80% (minutes)
<75% (minutes)
<70% (minutes)
<60% (minutes)
<50% (minutes)
Average %95
Desat Index(#/hour)4.5
Lowest SpO2(> or equal 2 sec)(%)81
Heart Rate
Mean HR (BPM) 58.3
# of LHR 2
LHR min (BPM) 48
# of HHR 7
HHR max (BPM) 120
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#2
is it just an oximetry test?
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Tongue Suck Technique for prevention of mouth breathing:
  • Place your tongue behind your front teeth on the roof of your mouth
  • let your tongue fill the space between the upper molars
  • gently suck to form a light vacuum
Practising during the day can help you to keep it at night

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#3
To be honest all I was told was that it would be a sleep apnea test.
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#4
what did the test gear look like? where are you located?
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Tongue Suck Technique for prevention of mouth breathing:
  • Place your tongue behind your front teeth on the roof of your mouth
  • let your tongue fill the space between the upper molars
  • gently suck to form a light vacuum
Practising during the day can help you to keep it at night

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#5
It was a small take home device. It attached to my chest that had a strap that measured rise and fall, the oxygen sensor on my finger, and the nose house that also ran to my mouth.
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#6
The results don't show the typical information for a sleep apnea test.
Like AHI number: (the number of times you stopped breathing per hour.). Or if you
experienced Central Apneas, RERA's, etc.

I would call my doctor and question this.
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#7
Thank you for your input. I also was wondering how to translate the results. I am waiting on the call, they said they would call me within a week or two. I was able to download the online results.
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#8
It does not take a week or two to answer your question.
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#9
Hi dolf2786,
WELCOME! to the forum.!
Hang in there for more responses to your post and much success to you.
Keep us posted on what you find out.
trish6hundred
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