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Tired or a Sleep Disorder? Take Our Sleep Quiz!

By DuPage Medical Group Sleep Medicine

How likely are you to doze off or fall asleep in the following situations, in contrast to just feeling 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:

0 = No chance of dozing
1 = Slight chance of dozing
2 = Moderate chance of dozing
3 = High chance of dozing

Situation Chance of Dozing

Sitting and reading

              

Watching TV

 

Sitting inactive in a public place (i.e. theater or meeting)

                 

As a passenger in a car for an hour without a break

 

Lying down to rest in the afternoon when curcumstances permit

 

Sitting and talking to someone

 

Sitting quietly after a lunch without alcohol

 

In a car, while stopped for a few minutes in traffic

 
   

Total

 

How did you do?

1-6 = Congratulations, you are getting enough sleep!
7-8 = Your score is average.
9 and up = Seek the advice of a sleep specialist without delay.


Learn more about DMG's sleep medicine physicians and the Sleep Center of DuPage Medical Group.


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