What Affects the Test
Reasons you may not be able to have the test or why the results may not be helpful include the following:
- You use caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, or
- There are changes in your
normal activities on the day of the sleep study.
- The electrodes
come off during sleep.
- Sleep lab noises keep you awake or keep you
from sleeping normally during the sleep study.
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Mark A. Rasmus, MD - Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine
June 17, 2011
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