This quiz has been designed to help you identify potential sleep problems. To find out if you may have a sleep disorder, review the symptoms below that describe how you sleep.
- Lie awake for an hour or more before falling asleep
- Thoughts race through your mind preventing you from sleeping
- Snore loudly
- Gasp for breath or stop breathing during sleep
- Heart pounds or beats irregularly
- Sweat while asleep
- Can't keep legs still while in bed
- Wake up and can't go back to sleep
- Wake up earlier than intended
- Have headaches in the morning
- Sometimes feel sleepy while driving
- Have trouble at work or school because of sleepiness
If you commonly experience more than three items, you may suffer from a sleep disorder. Consult your doctor or call the UCSF Sleep Disorders Center at (415) 885-7886.
UCSF Health medical specialists have reviewed this information. It is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or other health care provider. We encourage you to discuss any questions or concerns you may have with your provider.