How is sleep apnea diagnosed?

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How is sleep apnea diagnosed? Sleep apnea is diagnosed first by the patient coming in to see me with the complaint of snoring, restless sleep, fatigue during the next day. Essentially, what I do during that point is refer the patient to a sleep center where a sleep study can be done and that will definitely diagnosed as to whether the patient has a problem with cessation of breathing while they are sleeping and sleep apnea.