If so, you may well have obstructive sleep apnoea
Fill in this Epworth Sleepiness Scale for SATA
If you score is 10 or over, you may have a sleep disorder. Book an appointment with your GP, take your Epworth Sleepiness Scale completed assessment form with you and discuss possible referral to an NHS Sleep Clinic.
Fill in this Stop Bang Questionnaire Aug 2021 which helps you to assess the risk you have of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea.
STOP BANG gets you to assess the following:
S=Snoring, T=Tiredness, O=Observed, P=Pressure (Blood), B=BMI (Body Mass Index) A=Age, N=Neck, G=Gender.
If your score is 3 or over take the completed form to your GP and discuss possible referral to an NHS Sleep Clinic.
For more information about sleep apnoea and its treatment with CPAP take a look at our What-is-Obstructive-Sleep-Apnoea-Jul-2021.pdf leaflet.
Or is you prefer, this A4 print at home Patient Information Sheet What-is-Obstructive-Sleep-Apnoea-The-Facts-A4-Jul-2021.pdf
You can download and print these documents and take them with you to your GP, if it helps.
We also publish a range of informative leaflets, which can easily be downloaded. They are also available as A4 Patient Information sheets for simple home printing.
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