It’s nearly spring, and for many American students, that means that we’re approaching the season of standardized testing. Standardized testing is a big stressor for many families. State-level tests can sometimes determine whether a child advances to the next grade, or whether the local school will receive adequate funding. Big tests like the SAT or […]Continue Reading »
Your baby has a tongue tie. Should you have it revised? The answer to your question may depend on who you ask. Pediatricians, Dentists, and Speech and Language Pathologists all have different perspectives on how tongue tie affects a child’s growth and development, and when it becomes a problem. Pediatricians and Baby’s First Year Pediatricians […]Continue Reading »
Is your child exposed to second-hand smoke at home or in the homes of other caregivers? If your child is already suffering from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), exposure to second-hand smoke can result in a higher rate of hypopneas, incidences where the brain isn’t getting enough oxygen Researchers writing in the International Journal of Pediatric […]Continue Reading »
There’s a reason that sleep deprivation is used as a form of torture. If you deprive an adult of sufficient sleep, their mental and emotional states will quickly deteriorate. But what happens when an otherwise healthy child has reduced sleep over a long period? Researchers in Norway recently studied a group of 799 children and […]Continue Reading »
Nocturia (nighttime urination) is so prevalent in sleep apnea patients that it has become a screening tool as significant as snoring. A research study showed that over 84% of patients with sleep apnea reported frequent nighttime urination while 82% acknowledged snoring. Doctors know that nocturia is a sign of sleep apnea. However, people with nocturia […]Continue Reading »
A recent issue of the transportation industry publication, Freightwaves , drew attention to the problem of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Long-distance truckers are eleven times more likely to suffer from OSA than the general population. This is especially troubling since falling asleep on the road can have deadly consequences for everyone around them. A trucker […]Continue Reading »
A recent study by researchers in Europe found that women with obstructive sleep apnea(OSA ) have an increased risk of cancer compared to women without the disorder. There was no link between sleep apnea and cancer in men. Researchers could not determine if the hormonal changes associated with OSA caused the cancers, or if, perhaps, […]Continue Reading »
Did you know that in addition to training and physical conditioning and conscious eating, sleep plays a major role in athletic performance and competitive results? Obstructive sleep apnea affects as many as 22 million Americans and this includes adults as well as kids. And while risk factors such as smoking or having a family history […]Continue Reading »
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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.