Orthopnea and related conditions, such as paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, are conditions causing breathlessness while you sleep. They are indications of serious problems occurring in your body and should not be ignored. Take this quiz to learn about the causes, signs and symptoms of orthopnea and how it can be managed.
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In what position do people with orthopnea find it difficult to breathe?
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How is the severity of orthopnea often measured?
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What serious condition does orthopnea often indicate?
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What builds up in the lungs when a person lies down?
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What sort of diet is recommended for people with orthopnea?
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What sort of medications are used as a first line of defense for treating orthopnea?
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What other symptom of heart failure often occurs with orthopnea?
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Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea is a condition related to orthopnea. How does one experience it?
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How can you relieve paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea?
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