Snoring-associated problems respond well to treatmentif identified early.
Unfortunately, it's not happening
The health care system has lagged in addressing snoring.
Just one quarter of pediatricians routinely screen toddlers and pre-schoolers for
Only 15% of pediatricians regularly inquire about snoring in adolescents during well-child
Pediatricians are waiting for parents
The most common reason pediatricians give for not screening children for sleep problems is that
they believe parents will themselves raise the topic if there is a
problem, without being asked.
Parents must, therefore, take the lead.
The AcuSleep test is the best available way to assess sleep without a prescription.
A Snorer's Disadvantage: Early Childhood Snoring Has Irreversible Effect"Snoring during early childhood may hamper school performance and cognitive abilities for a lifetime."
Children's snoring may indicate a serious problem.
Grades slipping? Check for snoring
Kids who snore may have learning problems
Children Who Snore May Have Asthma"Snoring among Preschoolers Linked to Asthma, Nighttime Cough"
Snoring Children Have Lowest Intelligence Level
Waking up to the dangers of snoring in kids
Study Links Snoring, Attention Disorders
"Children who snore face nearly double the risk of being inattentive and hyperactive."
Is your child hyperactive or just tired?
Sawing wood: childhood snoring could be a marker for destructive sleep apnea
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