Polysomnography (PSG) or sleep study is a test used to diagnose various sleep disorders. It records your brain waves, oxygen level in the blood, heart rate, muscle movements, eye movements, and breathing during the study. In this sleep study, you may have to stay at a sleep center or sleep lab overnight. Read more: How Much Do Polysomnographic Technologists Make? Article
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