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What kind of a sleep study is a diagnostic daytime multiple sleep latency test (MSLT)?

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A diagnostic daytime multiple sleep latency test (MSLT) is used to diagnose narcolepsy and to find out how sleepy you are in the daytime. It measures how quickly you fall asleep in quiet situations during the day. It also monitors how quickly and how often you enter REM sleep. To ensure accurate results, it's done on the morning after a diagnostic overnight PSG.

From: How a Sleep Study Works WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE:  National Sleep Foundation.


 

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on September 15, 2018

SOURCE:  National Sleep Foundation.


 

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on September 15, 2018

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