Sleep Apnea in Children
Obstructive sleep apnea is a condition in which a child has a partial or complete airway obstruction during sleep, often associated with loud snoring and breathing pauses. This condition occures in 1-3% of otherwise healthy pre-school children an. OSA is most prevalent in children ages 2-5 years old , but can occur in infants and addolesants as well. Dyatime symptoms for thesechildrens may be subtlesuch as , hyperactivity, trouble concentrating, poor school performance an, daytime sleepyness aor fatigue. Learn more: