Can you solve this sleep medicine-themed crossword puzzle, designed specifically for Sleep Review readers? A hard copy published in the February 2019 issue.
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1 Alternative for patients who can’t tolerate CPAP, 2 words
10 Medical experts, abbr.
12 CPAP setting determined during titration
14 Surprised cry
16 Yes in French
17 Daytime short sleep
19 Kind of membrane
20 Estimated sleep duration per night for healthy adults
21 Cellular material
23 Feeling sleepy
26 Type of exercise that can lead to better sleep and improved mood
30 Sonogram, eg
32 Calming oil that may help sleep onset
33 Bone that is a source of pain for many seniors
34 Mountains, trees, rivers, etc—walks in this can aid sleep routines
36 Same-old same-old
1 Deployment __ resources
3 Type of exercise that can help you sleep better, but perhaps not too close to bedtime
4 Temperature control, abbr.
5 Opposite of “nod off,” 2 words
6 Sleep hygiene is one way to combat this sleep disorder
7 Nerve-related prefix
8 When both of these are closed, hopefully sleep will follow, ____s
11 Cry for help
13 myAir is an app from this company that makes CPAPs
17 Almonds, pecans
18 Top grades
22 It could be part of a “rainbow” selection of vegetables
24 Button on a cell phone, abbr.
28 Common treatment for OSA, abbr.
29 Type of sleep that occurs during stages 3 and 4
30 Spending time in the __ helps regulate the circadian rhythm
32 Stretch out
33 Hour, for short
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