Think you might have sleep apnea? Review this sleep screen questionnaire to assess your risk for sleep apnea. All you need is a pen and paper to keep track of your answers. We encourage you to discuss your results with your primary physician.
STOP BANG (Answer yes or no for each question)
Do you snore?
Do you feel fatigued during the day?
Do you wake up feeling like you haven’t slept?
Have you been told you stop breathing at night?
Do you gasp for air or choke while sleeping?
Do you have high blood pressure or are on BP medication?
SCORE: If you checked YES to TWO or more questions on the STOP portion you are at risk for OSA.
Is your body mass index greater than 28? *Calculate HERE*
Are you 50 years old or older?
Are you a male with neck circumference greater than 17 inches,
or a female with neck circumference greater than 16 inches?
Are you a male?
SCORE: The more questions you checked YES to on the BANG portion, the greater your risk of having moderate to severe OSA and you should speak with your doctor about a sleep study.
If you have any questions about sleep apnea in Bentonville, Arkansas, and would like to schedule a consultation with our sleep dentist, Dr. Kristian Dietz, please contact Refresh Dental at 479-339-0081.