Your Sleep Quiz- An In-Lab or Home Study could be the answer

If you're having trouble getting good quality sleep, you're not alone - more than 40 million Americans have a sleep disorder, and you could be one of them.

  1. Are you sleeping through the following warning signs: Someone has witnessed you stop breathing often when asleep; do you snore loudly, experience frequent awakenings, gasping for air or choking when asleep, morning headaches, excessive daytime sleepiness, problems with memory and concentration. Did you answer Yes to any of these sleep symptoms?
  2. Take the easy quiz below to find out where you're at on the sleepiness scale and when to call your doctor.
  3. Speak to your healthcare provider about your symptoms and sleepiness scale to put your sleep problems to rest!

How often do you find yourself dozing during these daily activities?

Sitting and reading

Never   Rarely   Sometimes   Often  

Watching TV

Never   Rarely   Sometimes   Often  

Sitting, inactive, in a public place

Never   Rarely   Sometimes   Often  

As a passenger in a car for an hour

Never   Rarely   Sometimes   Often  

Lying down in the afternoon

Never   Rarely   Sometimes   Often  

Sitting and talking to someone

Never   Rarely   Sometimes   Often  

Sitting quietly after a lunch without alcohol

Never   Rarely   Sometimes   Often  

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

Never   Rarely   Sometimes   Often  


Your personal sleep quotient is:

What does this mean?

If your Sleep Quotient is: It means:
1 - 6 You're getting enough sleep - keep up the good habits!
4 - 8 You're occasionally sleepy during the day - this is normal.
9 - 15 You tend to be overly sleepy - talk to your doctor soon.
16 + You're excessively over-tired - talk to your doctor right away.

A healthcare provider can help you determine if a sleep study is right for you. To set an appointment with a Sleep Medicine Physician:

  • Click here for Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa-Sleep Medicine or call (319) 398-1721

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A good night's rest is in your future!

>> Learn more about common sleep disorders

Questions? Contact the Eastern Iowa Sleep Center today.