It's important to take sleep apnea seriously. Start by completing this quiz to see if you might be at risk.
Because you’ve answered ‘yes’ to three or more questions, you may be at risk of having sleep apnea.
sleep apnea is a health condition and when left untreated can lead to chronic health issues. The good news is that treating sleep apnea has been shown to improve patients' quality of life and may help improve your health.
Talk to your doctor if any of the above risk factors are affecting your lifestyle or you are concerned about your sleeping patterns.
Palnitkar G, Zimmerman S, Cistulli P. Sleep apnea in adults: identifying risk factors and tailoring therapy. Medicine Today 2012, 13(8):14-23
Because you’ve answered ‘no’ to two or more questions, you may not be at risk of having sleep apnea. However, there are other symptoms of sleep apnea that are not outlined in this screening quiz. If you think you might have a sleep disorder such as sleep apnea, you should make an appointment to talk to your doctor today.
sleep apnea affects more than 3 in 10 men and nearly 1 in 5 women,* so rest assured, you're not alone.
*Sleep-disordered breathing affects 34% of men and 17% of women aged between 30 and 70. Peppard et al. Increased prevalence of sleep-disordered breathing in adults. Am J Epidemiol. 2013 (5.17)