Also known as a sleep study.  It is a test performed to diagnose sleep disorders- recording brain waves, oxygen levels, heart rate, breathing; as well as eye and leg movement.

A serious (even life threatening) condition that involves a temporary suspension of breathing while sleeping. All types of sleep apnea are dangerous and should be taken very seriously. There are three types common to Chiari and/or it’s comorbid conditions:

Treatments: Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure device (BiPAP or BPAP) or a Continuous Positive Airway Pressure device (CPAP), Losing and maintaining weight can aid in correcting Obstructive Sleep Apnea.