Quiz: Do You Have Excessive Daytime Sleepiness (EDS)?

All those yawns and naps could be a signal that your nighttime sleep needs help.

Excessive daytime sleepiness can be the first—maybe even the best—indicator of poor sleep at night. Answer these 5 short questions to find out if your habits during the day are evidence of inadequate sleep at night. Then check your email to see your results and find out more about excessive daytime sleepiness.

Answer 5 questions to find out if you have excessive daytime sleepiness:

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Do you turn into a zombie in the afternoon and/or need to take frequent naps?*

Is coffee your best friend in the morning… and in the afternoon… and in the evening?*

Are you easily distracted by squirrels while you are trying to get work done during the day?

Is the cause of your high blood pressure a complete mystery to you?*

Do you fall asleep in unusual places, such as at a stop light, a movie theater, or while in a meeting at work?*

Click the button above and then check your email. After you confirm your email address, you will automatically receive a new email with your results.


The purpose of this quiz is to help you make your own health care decisions.

Please note that this quiz and its answers in no way provide a diagnostic tool. This quiz is not designed to replace a physician’s independent judgment. In order to be clinically diagnosed, you should consult with a board certified sleep physician.

Medical information provided by the American Sleep Apnea Association, in the absence of a visit with a health care professional, must be considered as an educational service only. The information provided here is believed to be accurate and sound, but readers who fail to consult appropriate health authorities assume the risk of injuries. The publisher is not responsible for errors or omissions.

Your quiz results are strictly confidential, and the American Sleep Apnea Association will not share this information with anybody.