The Swiss Narcolepsy Scale (SNS) helps determine if you may have narcolepsy with cataplexy.

Answer each question using the scale shown. Share your results with your sleep specialist.

  • How often are you unable to fall asleep?
  • How often do you feel bad or not well rested in the morning?
  • How often do you take a nap during the day?
  • How often have you experienced weak knees/buckling of the knees during emotions like laughing, happiness, or anger?
  • How often have you experienced sagging of the jaw during emotions like laughing, happiness, or anger?
TOTAL SCORE: 0
Please provide a response to all questions before calculating your score.
Negative scores are associated with a greater possibility of narcolepsy with cataplexy.
Please provide a response to all questions before calculating your score.
This screener is not intended to make a diagnosis or take the place of talking with a sleep specialist.
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SHARE YOUR SCORE WITH YOUR SLEEP SPECIALIST.

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HOW SLEEPY ARE YOU?

Now take the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS), which can help you and your sleep specialist measure your current level of daytime sleepiness.

Take the ESS

DO MORE THAN STRUGGLE WITH YOUR SYMPTOMS.

The symptoms of narcolepsy can change over time. Talk to your sleep specialist to make sure you have the right diagnosis, learn about your treatment options, and help yourself out of the fog.
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