Zzzzzzzzzzz â€¦ How much do you know about sleep apnea?
Every night, millions of people get mediocre rest because breathing problems disrupt their sleep cycle. Take this quiz to learn about sleep apnea.
Sleep apnea affects approximately how many people worldwide?
- more than 5 million
- more than 12 million
- more than 100 million
Which of the following ethnic groups is more prone to sleep apnea?
- Native Americans
Which of these is NOT a type of sleep apnea?
How many deaths per year are linked to cardiovascular issues tied to sleep apnea in the U.S.?
Sleep apnea has been linked to all of the following conditions except:
- Alzheimer's disease
Sleep apnea victims are three to five times more likely to be involved with what?
- a car crash
- sleep walking
- their bosses
Which of the following is NOT a symptom of sleep apnea?
- mood swings
- weight loss
- difficulty concentrating
CPAP stands for:
- calibrated pulminary articulation process
- chronic passive active patterns
- continous positive airway pressure
Which of these is a dental device useful in treating sleep apnea patients?
- palate pusher
- tongue retaining device
- oral spacer
What does MAD stand for in reference to treating sleep apena patients?
- more air demand
- mandibular advancement device
- mothers against dentists
Approximately what percentage of sleep apnea sufferers is overweight?
How many pounds would you need to lose to reduce your risk of sleep apnea by 30 percent?
In which position should sleep apnea sufferers NOT sleep?
- on their abdomens
- on their backs
- on their sides
Approximately 75 percent of childhood sleep apnea conditions are cured if this is removed.
- high fructose corn syrup
- Justin Bieber albums
- their tonsils and/or adenoids
The most common type of surgery for sleep apnea is called:
In a pillar implant procedure, this is inserted into the soft palate:
- polyester string
- a microchip
A sleep apnea sufferer could experience this many pauses in breathing per night:
- up to 100
- up to 400
- up to 600
Approximately how many Americans have undiagnosed sleep apena?
- 1 in 2
- 1 in 50
- 1 in 1,000
A pause in breathing while sleeping for a sleep apnea victim typically lasts how long?
- 1 to 5 seconds
- 10 to 20 seconds
- 30 to 40 seconds
The test used during a sleep study to determine whether or not you have sleep apnea is called what?