A 39-year-old member asked:
how common are sleep apnea school problems?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
Sleepiness: If a child has proven sleep apnea he/she will have almost irresistible sleepiness in the day and might affect school behavior.
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Specializes in Pediatrics
Fairly: Snoring used to just be "a thing" but we're realizing it's a bigger deal. When kids are having restless sleep, mouth breathing, bad snoring, and waking at night, it can affect deep and rem sleep. Not achieving these can affect concentration, memory and alertness during the day.
5768 viewsReviewed Sep 29, 2019
Last updated Sep 29, 2019
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