Test Your Knowledge! How Much Do You Know About Insomnia?

Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder affecting roughly 40 million people in the United States each year. But did you know there are different types of insomnia?1

Perhaps you are familiar with supplements like melatonin, or maybe you have heard of meditation helping with sleep. But how much do you know about other insomnia treatments? For Sleep Awareness Week, let us put our knowledge to the test!

Take our insomnia quiz!

How many of these 9 questions can you correctly answer?


Who is more likely to have insomnia?


Chronic insomnia is defined as occurring:


Insomnia can cause:


Rates of insomnia increase in people who are:


True or False: Smoking is good for sleep


Good sleep hygiene is also known as:


True or False: Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia is the gold standard for treating chronic insomnia


Which of the following is NOT a quality-of-life symptom of insomnia:


True of False: Insomnia is one of the 9 symptoms used to diagnose major depression.

How many did you get right?

0 to 3: Maybe it is time to brush up on your insomnia knowledge. Check out this article by Clair that answers the question, what exactly is insomnia?

4 to 6: Nice job! Want to take your knowledge to the next level? Read Amy's article about feeling judged by others who do not understand what it is like to live with chronic insomnia.

7 to 9: Pro-status! You clearly have some experience with insomnia. Are you interested in sharing your experience with others so they can learn more? Tell us about your insomnia journey.

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