Sleep apnea affects more than 3 in 10 men and nearly 2 in 10 women. This easy and quick questionnaire will
evaluate if you may have a sleep breathing disorder. It can help determine if you would benefit from having
a user-friendly home sleep test. Sleep disorders negatively affect your heart health and well-being. A sleep
breathing disorder can be effectively treated.
How likely are you to doze off while doing the following activities? Please choose the most
appropriate word for each situation.
You are doing a good thing to take care of your health. Please continue to use
your positive airway pressure device.
If you are not using your CPAP nightly or are dissatisfied with its use, talk to your physician or
Dr. Don McLaughlin about effective options to treat your health robbing disorder.
You have a high likelihood of having sleep apnea. It is important to talk to your physician or Dr.
Don McLaughlin about this potential health problem.
You do not have a high risk of having sleep apnea. While this questionnaire can not substitute for a
physician's diagnosis, it can be used as a guideline to assess the urgency of obtaining a diagnosis.
If you suspect that you have sleep apnea anyway, be sure to talk to your physician or Dr. Don
Having untreated sleep apnea increases the risk of health issues, such as high blood pressure, stroke,
heart failure, diabetes, depression, worsening of ADHD, and headaches.
If you are diagnosed with sleep apnea, your physician can help you find a treatment option that is
right for you.