What are some tests and tools used to diagnose insomnia?
- Sleep diary: Tracking your sleep patterns may help your doctor reach a diagnosis.
- Epworth Sleepiness Scale: a validated questionnaire that is used to assess daytime sleepiness.
- Polysomnogram: a test measuring activity during sleep.
- Actigraphy: a test to assess sleep-wake patterns over time. Actigraphs are about the size of a wristwatch and measure movement.
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