Sleep Apnea Quiz

If you answer “yes” to two or more of the following questions, you should consult with a physician about the possibility of having Sleep Apnea. 

    1. Do you snore?
    2. Does your snoring bother others?
    3. Have you been told you stop breathing while sleeping?
    4. Do you ever wake gasping or choking for air?
    5. Do you have morning headaches?
    6. Do you ever wake with a dry mouth in the mornings?
    7. Do you often still feel tired when you wake after a night’s sleep?
    8. Do you have high blood pressure?
    9. If yes, do you take two or more high blood pressure medications?
    10. Have you ever been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes?
    11. Do you have a BMI over 35?
    12. Have you ever been diagnosed with congestive heart failure or with atrial fibrillation?
    13. Have you ever suffered a stroke?
    14. Do you experience a “creepy-crawly” or uncomfortable feeling in your legs when sitting or lying down?
    15. Does your bed partner complain about your kicking at night, or do you wake with an unusually “messy bed” (from thrashing about)?
    16. Are you currently taking a prescribed or an over-the-counter sleeping aid(s)?


If you answer yes to 5-8 of these questions, you are at high risk for sleep apnea.

If you answer yes to 3-4 of these questions, you are at intermediate risk for sleep apnea.

You are at low risk for sleep apnea if you answer yes to 0-2 of these questions.


This test is not a substitute for professional medical diagnosis and treatment management. If you have any concerns regarding your health, seek professional medical advice.