Sleep Apnea May Lead To Development, Attention Problems In Kids

By Dr Deepu
The New York Times (7/27) “Well” blog reports that “experts say that between 1 percent and 3 percent of children have sleep apnea that, if untreated, can disrupt far more than a family’s restful nights.” Children with the condition “simply do not get enough restorative sleep to assure normal development.” Sleep apnea, “if not corrected...can result in hyperactivity and attention problems in school that are often mistaken for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.”

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