Sleep Apnea, Teens and Behavioral Issues

A new study of 263 kids with sleep apnea , who were followed up with 5 years after the initial study,  were found to have double or triple learning and behavioral problems – compared to young people  without sleep apnea.  Left untreated the sleep apnea would have negative income on the young peoples’ co-ordination of social skills and other comorbidities.

Although the study found an association between sleep apnea and behavioral and social problems in teens, researchers did not prove sleep apnea causes those problems.

Read the article in full http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_126179.html

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