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The Berlin Questionnaire

Sleep Apnea and obstructive sleep disordered breathing is a potentially disabling condition characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness, disruptive snoring and repeated episodes of upper airway obstruction during sleep (among other things). Research has shown a link between snoring, sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease.

The Berlin Questionnaire is an effective tool at determining if you are at low or high risk of sleep apnea or obstructive sleep disordered breathing. The questions used measure risk factors for snoring behavior, waketime sleepiness or fatigue and the presence of obesity or hypertension.

Who should answer the Berlin Questionnaire? You should! Answer the 10 simple questions of the Berlin Questionnaire if you believe that your snoring is a sign of a possible health risk.

Answer the below questions to learn if you are at high or low risk for sleep apnea:

To review what your answers indicate, click on The Berlin Questionnaire below to see if you are at low or high risk of sleep apnea or obstructed sleep disordered breathing. The questionnaire scoring system allows you to tally your own score based on 3 categories. If you have 2 or more categories with a positive score, then you are at High Risk for Sleep Apnea or obstructed sleep disordered breathing.

The results are described in the printable link below.