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Sleep Disorder Questionnaire

Preparing for your Sleep Disorder Consultation

10 times more people die in sleep related vs. alcohol related car accidents. Mental fatigue is a common sign of a bad sleep.

  • See references below

Weight gain, aging, fatigue, heart attacks and strokes are all at higher risk with sleep disturbance issues.

Take the Sleep Disturbance Test to learn more about your lack of restful sleep. Submit your answers and we will respond shortly with our recommendations.

References for Drowsy driving 10 times more dangerous than drunk driving:

1. National Sleep Foundation. (2007). NSF National Drowsy Driving Prevention Week: Facts About Drowsy Driving. Www.DrowsyDriving.Org. Retrieved January 11, 2021, from

2. Drowsy Driving - Sleep and Sleep Disorders. (2017, March 21). Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved January 11, 2021, from

3. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. (n.d.). Drowsy Driving. NHTSA. Retrieved January 11, 2021, from

4. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. (n.d.-b). FARS Encyclopedia: Crashes - Alcohol. United States Department of Transportation. Retrieved January 11, 2021,

5. AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. (2015, November). Prevalence of Self-Reported Drowsy Driving. Retrieved January 11, 2021,


7. Shekari Soleimanloo, S., White, M. J., Garcia-Hansen, V., & Smith, S. S. (2017). The effects of sleep loss on young drivers' performance: A systematic review. PloS one, 12(8), e0184002.

8. Aidman, E., Chadunow, C., Johnson, K., & Reece, J. (2015). Real-time driver drowsiness feedback improves driver alertness and self-reported driving performance. Accident; analysis and prevention, 81, 8–13.

9. Arnedt, J. T., Owens, J., Crouch, M., Stahl, J., & Carskadon, M. A. (2005). Neurobehavioral performance of residents after heavy night call vs after alcohol ingestion. JAMA, 294(9), 1025–1033.

10. Zhang, X., Zhao, X., Du, H., & Rong, J. (2014). A study on the effects of fatigue driving and drunk driving on drivers' physical characteristics. Traffic injury prevention, 15(8), 801–808.

11. American Academy of Sleep Medicine Board of Directors, Watson, N. F., Morgenthaler, T., Chervin, R., Carden, K., Kirsch, D., Kristo, D., Malhotra, R., Martin, J., Ramar, K., Rosen, I., Weaver, T., & Wise, M. (2015). Confronting Drowsy Driving: The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Perspective. Journal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 11(11), 1335–1336.


12. Williamson, A. M., & Feyer, A. M. (2000). Moderate sleep deprivation produces impairments in cognitive and motor performance equivalent to legally prescribed levels of alcohol intoxication. Occupational and environmental medicine, 57(10), 649–655.


13. Dawson, D., & Reid, K. (1997). Fatigue, alcohol and performance impairment. Nature, 388(6639), 235.


14. Caponecchia, C., & Williamson, A. (2018). Drowsiness and driving performance on commuter trips. Journal of safety research, 66, 179–186.


15. Facts and Stats. (n.d.). Drowsy Driving - National Sleep Foundation. Retrieved January 11, 2021, from

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