Take the Sleep Quiz: Just answer YES or NO

1) Does it usually take you longer than 30 minutes to fall asleep? ____

2) Do you wake up more than twice a night? ____

3) Do you regularly drink coffee, tea, caffeinated pop or alcoholic drinks? ____

4) Do you feel that you are currently under significant stress? ____

5) Do you feel that stress and/or anxiety are contributing factors to your sleeping difficulties? ____

6) Do you feel that you are sensitive to noises and/or that noises wake you up? ____

7) Do you have sources of light in your bedroom at nights? ____

8) Do you sleep in the same bed or room as someone who snores or keeps you from sleeping for any reason? ___

9) Do you feel that the air in your bedroom too hot, cold or unclean? ____

10) Do you feel that your mattress or your pillow is uncomfortable and/or more than 5-10 years old? ____

11) Do you sleep on your stomach? ____

12) Do you have “creeping, crawling or tingling” feelings in your legs? ____

13) Do you think you snore loudly, gasp or stop breathing during sleep? ____

Please discuss all the YES answers with your physical therapist, to determine if they are contributing factors to your sleeping difficulties. You will be provided with helpful suggestions.

Posted on: January 19, 2006

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