Home Sleep Testing
The ARES device is a new , low-cost, patient friendly wireless device that is worn while you sleep in your own bed at night. Your sleep data is reviewed by a certified sleep technologist and then interpreted by Dr. Bevacqui. He will then recommend the appropriate therapy.
The ARES device provides a better profile of your breathing during sleep by allowing you be to studied in your normal sleep environment. the device collects physiological data while you are asleep, and integrates the data with clinical history and physical data to determine the presence and severity of sleep apnea.
The ARES device is worn on your forehead, and is usually worn for one night. The small size allows the device to be comfortably worn in all sleep positions, and ARES even notifies you with voice prompts that you are wearing it correctly.
ACCORDING TO THE NATIONAL SLEEP FOUNDATION
About 1 in 4 men and 1 in 10 woman suffer from sleep apnea.
Middle aged people with severe sleep apnea were 46% more likely to die of a heart attack.
The home sleep test is more convenient for you. Many expects agree that testing sleep in your normal home environment offers many advantages to the laboratory setting, which is admittedly uncomfortable and unrealistic.