What keeps you awake during the night hours? Do you have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep for hours? Do you find yourself constantly asking this question? Do you suffer from volatility and frequent thinking throughout the night?
We offer a simple and quick test to help you determine the problem so that you can then go to the doctor to help you solve this stressful problem:
The first question: When you wake up in the middle of the night, what do you notice?
- You try hard to breathe and find it difficult to catch your breath
- You have difficulty getting back to sleep
- Remember that you felt a paralysis feeling while you were sleeping
- You feel a sour taste in your mouth
- You suffer from cramping in your leg
The second question: What is the frequent complaint you hear from the person sharing the bedroom?
- You snore while sleeping
- Staying awake for more than half an hour every night
- You fall asleep while you are at social events such as attending movies or parties
- When you wake up at night, you cough or beep
- You kick and shake while you sleep
The third question: What about daylight hours, how do you feel often?
- Angry and irritable
- You are concerned about whether you will get enough sleep next week
- You feel dizzy
- Suffer with a recurrent sore throat
- You feel sleepy, even though you sleep well
What do your previous answers mean, and what is the reason for your sleep disorders? Here are the answers to these questions:
Most of your answers A: You have symptoms of sleep apnea, which is a serious disorder that causes you to stop breathing very frequently.
Most of your answers are B: you have symptoms of insomnia, not being able to sleep or sleep for long hours.
Most of your answers C: You have symptoms of compulsive sleep, which is a disorder that accompanies a person for life, as he suffers from sleep spells during the day and while he is in social events.
Most of your answers D: You have symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease, a condition in which stomach acid passes into the esophagus.
Most of your answers are E: you have symptoms of periodic movement disorder; These are involuntary movements of the leg or arm during sleep, or that you suffer from symptoms of restless legs syndrome.
Is it time to ask for help? Make an appointment with your doctor.
Wish you a comfortable and comfortable sleep!