Sleep Health

If you are visiting our Sleep Health page, we suspect you are wondering if you or a loved one is suffering from a Sleep Related Breathing Disorder. Before you read on, we offer the STOP-Bang Scoring Tool used to detect suspected Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA). Please answer the following questions with a simple “Yes” or “No”. To obtain your score, add up all the “Yes” answers.

1. Do you Snore loudly?
  Yes          No      
        (louder than talking or loud enough to be heard through closed doors)
 
2. Do you often feel Tired, fatigues, or sleepy during the daytime?
  Yes          No      
 
3. Has anyone Observed you stop breathing during your sleep?
  Yes          No      
 
4. Do you have, or are you being treated for high blood Pressure?
  Yes          No      
 
5. BMI more than 35?
  Yes          No      
        (Click here for BMI chart) height ____________ weight __________
 
6. Age over 50 years old?
  Yes          No      
 
7. Neck circumference great than 17” male or 16” female
  Yes          No      
 
8. Gender – Male?
  Yes          No      

 

Now that you have taken the questionnaire, if your score was three “Yes” or higher, we recommend a visit to our office as your score places you in the category of suspected high risk of having Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Call today for a free mini-exam! In the meantime, we hope you will continue to read the information contained on our website about sleep health, sleep related breathing disorders, and how important sleep is to your overall health.

 

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