Category Archives: Sleep Apnea Infants and Children

Improved Behavior in Children with Sleep Apnea

Children with sleep apnea  who had had Adenotonsilloctomy had a noticeable improvement in behavior, quality of life alongside other symptoms – compared to other kids treated with “watchful waiting” and supportive care.  A new study was conducted  on 464 kids … Continue reading

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Pediatric Sleep Disorders Diagnosis

Dr Catherine McGregor explains how sleep apnea is manifested in children.  A lot of children diagnosed with ADD or ADHD are showing signs that they are not sleeping adequately.  Because of the ADD or ADHD medication these children have become … Continue reading

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One Hour of Extra Sleep Changes Kids’ Lives

More sleep means increased ability to focus, better behavior, emotional stability and less irritability for kids who also would be able to cope better during stressful times.   A study was conducted by Dr Reut Gruber, Psychologist at McGill University, … Continue reading

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Bedtime for Children with Sleep Disorders

Bedtime struggles could be  related to sleep disorders in children !  About 20% of children suffer from some sort of sleep disorder .  Children could suffer from sleep apnea or behavioral insomnia and that could be a cause for bedtime … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea in Children and ADHD

ADHD has always been debated whether it’s poor parenting , psychological or physiological or medical. It seems adenotonsillectomy could relieve kids of poor sleep whether it’s due to obstructive sleep apnea or other physiological reasons.By Janice Wood Associate News Editor … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea , Snoring and Behavioral Problems in Childhood

A study of 6 years has found that young kids with sleep disordered breathing would manifest behavioral and social problems. The study was conducted by Dr Karen Bonuck from The Albert Einestein College of Medicine at the Yeshiva University . … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea in Children: Symptoms and Treatment by Dr. Jeremy F …

Children are at risk of sleep apnea, particularly Obstructive Sleep Apnea. In infants it’s usually a case of craniofacial abnormalities; in pre-school to early grade school kids sleep apnea is usually due to swelling of the adenoids and tonsils or … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea risk for children

As children’s waistline are increasing in size their health becomes at risk for heart disease, type 2 diabetes , high blood pressure and sleep apnea. Parents should be vigilant and observe the different symptoms of daytime and nighttime. Sleep deprivation … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea Support Group for Children Offered at Norwalk Hospital

Norwalk Hospital’s Sleep Disorder Center is holding it’s first Sleep Apnea Support group for children. The meeting will take place on saturday 12 November, 2011 from 1:30-4 pm. The Hospital is located in CT.This program is being offered as part … Continue reading

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