I don't have any personal doubt about whether I have the condition -- but having finally decided to get help for it (warm rags, exercise, and a better diet haven't seemed to do anything), I am wondering how the condition would be confirmed in the doctor office. Is a sleep study usually required? I saw this mentioned in another thread, but the idea conjures up a mildly unpleasant scenario. Do they watch you fall asleep? Can I just get a blood test or something like that instead?
Thank you, littlebit667. Do you know how a study is done?
I saw a room apparently for that function at a neurologist's office. It was set up like a bedroom, but oddly, that just makes me more uncomfortable -- I think I'd prefer a classic hospital bed type setup!
Anyway, I wouldn't mind being hooked up to a machine for a night, if it comes down to it, but I don't like the idea of being observed.
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