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Question 1: Removal or reduction of parts of the soft palate and some or all of the ________, such as uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) or laser-assisted uvulopalatoplasty (LAUP).
Palatine uvulaHuman pharynxTongueHead and neck anatomy

Question 2: ________ syndromes are such an example.
Johanson–Blizzard syndromeHirschsprung's diseaseHiatus herniaCleft lip and palate

Question 3: Elevated arterial pressure (commonly called ________) can be a consequence of obstructive sleep apnea syndrome.
Aortic dissectionAtherosclerosisEssential hypertensionHypertension

Question 4: These range from stimulants such as ________ to modern anti-narcoleptic medicines.

Question 5: ________ is often just one of the modifications needed to improve the airway, others may include reduction of the tongue, tonsillectomy or modified uvulopalatoplasty.
Crouzon syndromeCleft lip and palateOrthognathic surgeryOral and maxillofacial surgery

Question 6: The deeper stages (3 to 4) of REM sleep are required for the physically restorative effects of sleep, and in pre-adolescents are the focus of release for ________.
Insulin-like growth factor 1Growth hormoneProlactinGrowth hormone treatment

Question 7: A course of anti-inflammatory steroids such as ________ (or another kind of glucocorticoid drug) is often given to reduce this lymphoid tissue.

Question 8: This pressure is prescribed by the patient's physician, based on an overnight test or ________.
ElectrochemistryTitrationChromatographyMelting point apparatus

Question 9: Normal sleep/wakefulness in adults has distinct stages numbered 1 to 4, ________, non-REM sleep (NREM) and consciousness.
Rapid eye movement sleepNarcolepsyDreamHypnagogia

Question 10: However, a clinical trial of mirtazapine,[8] has shown early promise at the ________.
Northern Illinois UniversityUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoNorthwestern UniversityUniversity of Chicago

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