Snoring and Sleep Apnea in Children – New Guidelines

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently released new guidelines encouraging physicians to take the problem of sleep apnea more seriously in children. The guidelines highlighted that it may, in some circumstances, be important use CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) for the treatment of sleep apnea in children. An increasing number of studies since the […]

How Do I Know I Have Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is quite a common problem amongst adults.  It is less common amongst children, but can still occur in them.  The symptoms of sleep apnea can include long pauses in breathing during sleep, snoring or snorting during sleep, sleepiness and daytime fatigue, poor concentration and attention, ironically insomnia, anxiety, irritability, headaches and problems at […]