Can you solve this sleep medicine-themed crossword puzzle, designed specifically for Sleep Review readers? A hard copy published in the June/July 2019 issue.

0619 Crossword

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1 WHO suggested this activity as an alternative to screen time for children, in addition to reading, storytelling, and singing
5 It drives a CPAP
8 Disorder where breathing stops and starts during sleep due to the brain not sending adequate signals to breathing muscles, abbr.
10 Craving
11 Connector used during sleep study
12 Responsibility
13 Time of arrival, abbr.
15 Motionless
17 Series of repeating events, such as stages of sleep
18 Discharge, as a nose
19 Stopped sleeping
20 Shows signs of waking
22 Close to, abbr.
24 Ocean motions
26 Origins
28 Government hospital, abbr.
29 Makers of the travel-friendly Z2 CPAP
32 Most common form of treatment for sleep apnea, abbr.
33 Ending from breath and sleep
35 Volcanic material that can cause severe air pollution
36 Basketball organization, abbr.
37 Susceptibility to a substance that can cause sleep problems


1 Recent WHO study confirmed this type of activity is vital in a child’s early life
2 Phrase meaning very tired and exhausted, 2 words
3 Nearing depletion
4 Eliminating the use of these lit-up devices an hour before bedtime can help improve a child’s sleep
5 Milliampere, abbr.
6 Medicine that strengthens
7 Manufacturers of the AirFitN30i CPAP mask
9 Prepared
14 Non-invasive method of monitoring human/rest activity cycles
16 Market analyst’s find
21 Recent Swedish study linked heavy ____ with loss of nerves and muscle mass in the soft palate
23 Kind of sleep
25 This ____ test, 2 words
27 Recent project in the UK found that  stopping drinks high in this helped  improve sleep and quality of life for kids
28 Tube anatomically
29 Training ___
30 Architectural annex
31 Person over 60, abbr.
32 Be worthwhile
34 Latin for note well, abbr.

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