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Posted February 7th, 2023

Here’s why your toddler doesn’t want to go to bed

Every parent of young children experiences the bedtime battle from time to time. Some parents experience it nightly.  With repeated pleas for five more minutes or to tell you one more thing, the bedtime battle can feel frustrating and tiresome.  But before losing patience with your children, try to understand the underlying cause of their […]

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Posted January 10th, 2023

Easy vagus nerve exercises for kids to help them sleep

Most parents know that getting a good night’s sleep is essential for their kids’ healthy growth and development. But did you know there are strategies your kids can try to improve their sleep? There’s a nerve in the body called the vagus nerve. And stimulating this nerve can help your kids relax and sleep better.  […]

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Posted December 20th, 2022

Setting the record straight – What insomnia is and what it isn’t

Insomnia is one of the most common sleep disorders. It affects an estimated 30-50% of adults in the United States. But what is insomnia exactly? And what are the different types? Insomnia is a sleep disorder that causes problems falling asleep, staying asleep, or getting restful sleep. A variety of factors can cause insomnia. These […]

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Posted March 1st, 2021

Do migraines and sleep problems go together for kids and teens?

A study published in Pediatric Neurology recently explored connections between migraines and sleep disturbances in children and teens. In an article in Neurology Advisor, one of the study’s authors explained their findings. Migraines and sleep disturbances are both on the rise. As many as 9.1% of American children and teens experience migraines, and many of […]

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Posted January 5th, 2021

Teens can’t get to sleep? VR could help

Does your teenager wake up tired? Do they complain about having trouble falling asleep because they can’t stop thinking? Have you tried every home remedy you can find with no luck?  There may be another way to help your teen relax and fall asleep at night using technology that has only become widely available in […]

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Posted January 5th, 2021

Can my child do telemedicine for sleep problems?

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, many parents have learned to love telemedicine. Telemedicine keeps kids out of offices where they might catch a virus. Telemedicine saves parents travel time and gas money and can allow parents to see to their children’s medical needs without having to take time off work.   Telemedicine may work […]

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Posted November 11th, 2020

Are there alternatives to a tonsillectomy for pediatric OSA?

For many pediatricians, a tonsillectomy and adenectomy are the first line of treatment for a child with obstructive sleep apnea. But are they always necessary?  A recent study published in the journal Pediatrics compared a group of Australian children who received a T&A for a diagnosis of mild OSA with a group of children who […]

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Posted June 22nd, 2020

Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea screening is especially important for patients with sickle cell disease

While all patients should receive regular screenings for obstructive sleep apnea, these screenings are especially important for patients with sickle cell disease. Researchers have found that when children with sickle cell disease also have untreated obstructive sleep apnea, they experience 47% more disease complications than children with sickle cell disease who do not have sleep […]

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Healthy Sleep Revolution Podcast

Snoring? Tired all day? Trouble focusing?
So many think these symptoms are common in kids and adults when tired. Join us as we debunk some of these common myths and put the spotlight on Sleep Apnea. Discover what constitutes healthy sleep and how we can help ourselves and our kids get the best sleep ever.


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