Does your child snore or have difficulty in breathing while sleeping? Do he/ she show any other sign of disturbed sleep- tossing and turning in bed, night sweats, lengthy pauses in breathing, or continuing mouth breathing during sleep?
All these, particularly, snoring is a possible signal of sleep apnea. Sleep Apnea is a common, serious condition among children that can make them miss healthy and restful sleep.
According to physicians, 1 to 4 percent of children suffer from sleep apnea, many of them are between 2 and eight years old. If you do not diagnose and treat it in time, then it can cause a heavy toll while they persist. It can lead to behavior, learning, heart, and growth problems. In some rare cases, it can even be life threatening.… Read the rest