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Epworth Sleepiness Scale. The Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) is a scale intended to measure daytime sleepiness that is measured by use of a very short questionnaire.Should mild sleep apnea without daytime sleepiness be treated?
It has been suggested that all patients with sleep apnea be treated with CPAP, whether or not they complain of daytime sleepiness. It is not known, however, whether CPAP treatment actually benefits patients without daytime sleepiness.Does amitriptyline cause daytime sleepiness?
Yes they do. Amitriptyline as a 5-HT2A, 5-HT2C, 5-HT6, 5-HT7, α1-adrenergic, H1 antagonist and this cause sleepiness and therefore this is why you should take them 30 min before bed time.What is Epworth Sleepiness score?
The Epworth sleepiness scale is a questionnaire that is routinely used to assess the degree of an individual’s sleepiness. It is a subjective measure completed by patients. However, it can be helpful in quantifying one's sleepiness over time. The scale is completed by an individual and given to his or her doctor.