Health Issues That Could Disrupt Your Kid’s Sleep

Sleep Apnea

When a child snores loudly and has trouble breathing while sleeping, it could be a sign of a condition called obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep apnea, which is caused by blocked airways, can wake kids multiple times throughout the night, leading to daytime sleepiness, school problems and hyperactivity.

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Review Date: 
February 7, 2014

Last Updated:
September 15, 2014