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The STOP-BANG Sleep Apnea Assessment

The first step to getting any kind of sleep treatment is to determine your risk for sleep apnea. This simple screening tool will help us and you better understand your sleeping problems. STOP-BANG is actually an acronym for the eight most common signs of sleep apnea:

Snoring

Do you Snore Loudly (loud enough to be heard through closed doors or your bed-partner elbows you for snoring at night)?

Yes No

Tired

Do you often feel Tired, Fatigued, or Sleepy during the daytime (such as falling asleep during driving or talking to someone)?

Yes No

Observed

Has anyone Observed you Stop Breathing or Choking/Gasping during your sleep?

Yes No

Pressure

Do you have or are being treated for High Blood Pressure?

Yes No

Body Mass Index more than 35 kg/m2?

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Yes No

Age older than 50?

Yes No

Neck size large? (Measured around Adams apple)

For male, is your shirt collar 17 inches / 43 cm or larger? For female, is your shirt collar 16 inches / 41 cm or larger?

Yes No

Gender = Male?

Yes No

After completing this short quiz, Dr. Estrada, Dr. Mangaya-Estrada, and their team will be happy to interpret the results. Simply send your name and contact information below to our team, and we’ll contact you within 24 hours to schedule a consultation based on your answers.