|If you are suffering from sleep disorder it is important to find out the cause. There are many types of sleep disorders, such as disturbed sleep in form of sleep apnea, REM sleep behavior disorder, restless leg syndrome, periodic limp movement disorder and excessive sleep. |
Our practice offers a customized sleep study for your condition without the need to go to a sleep clinic.
Please contact us for more information.
The Epworth Sleepiness Scale is a questionnaire to measure severity of excessive daytime sleepiness. It is a good screening tool for detection of sleep apnoea. Please use the online calculator and discuss your score with your GP
|Result||What your ESS result indicates|
|Less than 10||You are most likely getting enough sleep |
However, if you have noticed a change in your normal sleep routine, you may want to discuss this with your doctor.
|10 - 15||Your may be suffering from excessive daytime sleepiness |
You should see you Doctor to determine the cause of your sleepiness and possible treatment.
Your Doctor may refer you to Sleep Services Australia for a home-based sleep study to assist in your diagnosis.
|16+||You are dangerously sleepy |
It is imperative that you see your Doctor to determine the cause of your sleepiness, and to investigate treatment as soon as possible. Your Doctor can refer you to Sleep Services Australia for a sleep study to assist in your diagnosis.