Quick Self Check
Are you struggling to Breathe when you are sleeping?
Even if you don’t THINK you have a problem, take this quick self check
Use the Epworth Sleepiness Scale
What does Epworth Sleepiness Scale?
How likely are you to doze off or fall asleep in the following situations, in contrast to feeling just tired? This refers to your usual way of life in recent times. Even if you have not done some of these things recently try to work out how they would have affected you. Use the following scale to choose the most appropriate number for each situation:
|#||Situation||Chance of dozing|
|1||Sitting and reading|
|3||Sitting inactive in a public place (e.g a theater or a meeting)|
|4||As a passenger in a car for an hour without a break|
|5||Lying down to rest in the afternoon when circumstances permit|
|6||Sitting and talking to someone|
|7||Sitting quietly after a lunch without alcohol|
|8||In a car, while stopped for a few minutes in traffic|