Posts Tagged ‘sleep apnea’

Q: My child snores while sleeping. Should I be worried?

Snoring during sleep is fairly common in children. As many as 15 in 100 children will have some snoring during sleep. Just because snoring is common doesn’t mean that you never have to worry about it. Snoring can be a symptom of sleep apnea, a more serious underlying problem that can affect your child’s physical and mental well-being. Sleep apnea refers to a narrowing of the throat during sleep and is associated with difficulties moving … Read More

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