|Senior Quick Quiz—13|
Take this quiz to test your knowledge and learn more about staying well.
Answers appear below.
A panic attack—a sudden bout of anxiety with racing heartbeat, dizziness, sweating and difficulty breathing—can be caused by:certain asthma and heart medicinealcohol or drug abusehyperthyroidism or overactive thyroidall of the above
At what age should you begin colorectal screenings for cancer?30405060
Senile keratosis, a condition that becomes more common with age, is:a form of dementianarrowing of the arteriesa precancerous skin conditionan early stage of bone thinning
A small amount of sodium—around 1,500 mg for adults over age 50—is important because sodium:helps maintain fluid balance in your bodyhelps muscles relax and contracthelps nerves transmit impulsesall of the above
The greatest risk factor for developing cataracts is:diabetesageexcessive sunlight exposuresmoking
ANSWERS: 1. D, 2.C, 3.A, 4.B, 5.D