Fast Five Quiz: Sleep Disorders

Helmi L. Lutsep, MD; Zab Mosenifar, MD; Stephen Soreff, MD

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August 03, 2020

Difficulty with sleep is common, with some studies showing as many as 1 in 3 individuals report some type of sleep disorder. Reduced sleep duration has been linked to almost half of the 15 leading causes of death in the United States. From poor performance at work and school to detrimental impacts on mental and physical health, sleep disorders significantly reduce quality of life for many.

The five most common sleep disorders are insomnia, sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder, and narcolepsy. Are you familiar with practice essentials related to these conditions, including recommended approaches to diagnosis and treatment? Make sure you are prepared to help your patients get a good night's sleep with this short quiz.

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