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.
Epworth Sleepiness Scale
This is the standard series of questions that are widely used to see how your sleep affects your daily life. You will rate how likely you are to fall asleep in certain situations.
This will help you chart your daily pattern of sleep for two weeks. You should fill this out before seeing a doctor about a sleep problem. It is a visual tool to help the doctor see areas of concern in your sleep. It will also provide the doctor with clues as to what may be causing your problem.
At Respiratory Consultants of Georgia we have doctors and staff who are specially trained to diagnose and treat sleep disorders. Our doctors will provide you with a comprehensive evaluation and determine if an overnight sleep study is needed.
To learn more or schedule an appointment, contact us at 678-721-0705.