Sleeping Disorder Quiz
Having trouble while sleeping? Having trouble getting to sleep in general? You may have a sleeping disorder. This mini quiz will allow you to understand what you are going through and the answers will help you learn how to help yourself if you do have a disorder.
| 1) How long does it usually
take you to fall asleep at night?
A) Over thirty minutes.
B) Not long at all. I usually get to sleep within minutes of hitting the pillow, and then I have a restless sleep where it's hard to breathe.
C) Ha ha! Don't make me laugh- I fall asleep quickly every single night... and day, for that matter. I am constantly conking out at random moments during the day- even sometimes mid-sentence.
D) Usually within thirty minutes of getting in bed.
2) What problems have you been told you have during your sleep cycle?
A) Sleep cycle? I'm lucky if I get any sleep at all.
B) I have been told that I snore heavily and I have been known to nightly completely stop breathing for intervals of time.
C) I sometimes have hallucinations and sleep paralysis.
D) I drool on my pillow and snore every once in a while.
3) How often do you have trouble sleeping?
A) Every night.
B) I'll fall asleep quickly, but every night I will have trouble breathing.
C) Never- but sleeping is a trouble for ME because I find myself engaged in it so often.
D) Once or twice a week.
4) What kinds of things do you often do during the night?
A) Stare at the dark ceiling.
B) Snore loudly or gasp for air.
C) I've been told that I do familiar or boring tasks during the night (like washing my hands or combing my hair), but I have no recollection of it.
D) Um, I sleep...
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