Category Archives: Sleep Apnea Infants and Children

Sleep Apnea Common symptoms in Children and Adults

Sleep disorders in children may be visually detected by parents. Bedwetting, excessive sweating at night and sleeping in a strange position. These symptoms manifest themselves in behavioral changes such as hyperactivity, poor school performance, irritability etc. In the case of … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea one of 4 Big Kid Sleep Problems

Sleep Apnea and snoring are the first on the list of kids’ sleep problems. Dr Jose Colon of the Childrens Hospital of Southwest Florida is a pediatric neurologist who specializes in sleep disorders in children. He estimates that three percent … Continue reading

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University of Utah engineers have invented a non-invasive wireless transceivers to measure the breathing of surgery patients, adults with sleep apnea and babies at risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). The wireless transceiver would be placed around a bad … Continue reading

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ADHD: The role of diet and sleep

Obstructive sleep apnea may cause hyperactivity in children especially those with ADHD. Sleep and diet may have underlying causes embedded in family relationships, according to Dr. Claudia M Gold. Solving family interaction could be the right way of addressing the … Continue reading

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Childhood Obesity Health Risks Sleep Apnea and Sleep Disorders

Obesity in kids causes hypertension and the risk factors are high cholesterol, high lipid profile, potential for sleep disorders, difficulty sleeping, obstructive sleep apnea and pre-diabetic syndrome problems. Just like adults. “Along with that comes the risk factors of high … Continue reading

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Sleep Disorders That Mimic ADHD

Fifty percent of children with ADHD also have a sleep disorder. Treating the ADHD but ignoring the sleep apnea would not fully help the child. Sleep apnea and sleep deprivation affect the frontal lobe of the brain, like ADHD does. … Continue reading

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News: Rare Disease Affects Long Island Girl

A rare diseae called ROHHAD, Rapid onset Obesity and Hypothalamic Dysfunction, Hypoventilation and Autonomic Dysregulation, causes “uncontrollable obesity and extreme sleep apnea”.   A 5 year old girl in Bayport is battling this rare disorder.  She has to wear a … Continue reading

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Study: Lack of sleep contributes to bullying – WLBT 3 – Jackson, MS:

Westwood Junior High in New Jersey has an anti bullying club where victims discuss and interact about their experiences. Bullies show signs of sleep disorders and are usually sufferring from ADHD or aggressive behavior. According to a recent study sleep … Continue reading

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Sleep deprivation linked to bullying

Children need more of REM and Delta wave sleep than adults. A University of Michigan study revealed that there’s a link between bullying and sleep deprivation in elementary-age children. Bullies were twice as likely to suffer from sleep disorders or … Continue reading

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Children With Obstructive Sleep Apnea Seem To Benefit From Intranasal …

One in every fifty children is affected by obstructive sleep apnea. Previously it was reported that adenotonsillectomy was performed on children with obstructive sleep apnea and that improved their quality of life.  24 Patients , between the age of 2 … Continue reading

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