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Sleep and Aging

Frequently Asked Questions

22. What can I expect during my visit to the doctor?

During your appointment, your doctor will ask you about your symptoms and may have you fill out questionnaires that measure the severity of your sleep problem. It is also helpful to have your bed partner come with you to your appointment since he or she may be able to report symptoms unknown to you like loud snoring, breathing pauses, or movements during sleep. (Answer continues on next page.)