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Children's Health & Safety Association

Issue 43: July 2018

Monday, 03 September 2012 14:21

KIDS' SNORING – BEHAVIOURAL PROBLEMS LINKED

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Karen Bonuck, noted Research Leader for The Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York has conducted a sleeping breathing disorder study of over 11,000 children from infancy to the age of seven. This study recently published in the 'Pediatrics' Journal suggests that young children who snore a lot or have other breathing problems at night may have a heightened risk of behavioural and emotional problems later on.

Dr. Sanjeev V. Kothare, interim Medical Director of The Center for Pediatric Sleep Disorders at Children's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts stated that, "…parents should talk to their paediatrician if they notice their child is snoring and has other telltale symptoms, such as, mouth breathing or episodes of apnea. To read more about this story please click on 'Kids' Snoring, Behavioural Problems Linked'.

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