Back to the Lung Doctor Today
As some of y'all know, I went for my pulmonary function test at the lung doctor's office yesterday. I won't have the full results from those tests until next week. I have to go back to his office today to pick up my home sleep study machine.
The doctor wanted me to have a sleep study at his office. My insurance refused that option and said I had to do the home sleep study instead. I don't know if it shows something if they'll let me do the other one or what. I just hope I'm actually able to sleep with the machine.
From what I've read, you have to put straps around yourself so they can record the data. I don't sleep well anyway, hence the test, so I'm not sure if I'll even be able to go to sleep attached to a machine. I guess we'll find out tonight.
I hope I can sleep and they get all the data they need. The doc is trying to rule out sleep apnea and oxygen problems because both of those can cause the pulmonary hypertension. I don't want either sleep apnea or low oxygen levels added to my ever-growing list of problems.
Wish me luck, y'all!
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