Some Respiratory Issues to consider
Sleep Disorders Snoring Sleep Apnoea Insomnia Narcolepsy Restless legs & PLMS Sleep. Sleep studies show that a minimum of 5 hours is the best sleep for individuals. 8 hours is considered a good night’s rest.
Here at Circle Health we test respiratory systems for any insomnia patients, providing respiratory services to help patients with any respiratory issues. Melbourne Lung and Sleep Specialists use the Epworth lung function lab to test the respiratories issues with a patient.
Circle Health comprises a team of dedicated respiratory and sleep physicians, our practice specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of a range of adult respiratory and sleep disorders. Offering state of the art treatment and diagnostic services for issues such as colonoscopy and sleep studies. Grab an Appointment Today to get a diagnosis on Lung Cancer and complete Lung Function Tests.
We’re a Respiratory Clinic in Melbourne who understand the Respiratory disorders amongst the community. Respiratory Laboratories including home oxygen assessment service, bronchial provocation and Cardiopulmonary exercise testing and high altitude simulation test. Fibre optic bronchoscopy with facilities for endoscopic bronchial ultrasound biopsy (EBUS).
Our sleep services have various tests including Full in-lab Polysomnography (PSG)- diagnostic/baseline study, treatment review and split studies (incorporating non-invasive therapy and TcCO2 monitoring) as well as Multiple Sleep Latency Test (MSLT) and Maintenance of Wakefulness Test (MWT). Actigraphy studies can be conducted in conjunction with MSLT/MWT. Single Blind Assessment of transcutaneous oxygen saturation with patient breathing either air or intranasal oxygen supplementation alongside a standardised corridor walk. This is to test the breathing of the individual making sure there is no shortness of breath.
Measurement of Total Lung Capacity (TLC), Functional Residual Capacity (FRC) and Residual Volume (RV) using either body plethysmograph or inert gas washout techniques. This measures Static Lung Volumes(Body Plethysmography). To diagnose the presence of sleep disorder breathing including snoring, obstructive apnea, central apnea and hypopnea, nocturnal hypo ventilation. A lot of day time somnolence and other sleep disorder, Spirometry +/- flow volume loop.