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Is snoring linked to speech difficulties in children?

Is snoring linked to speech difficulties in children?

Snoring and Speech: Generally snoring and speech are not related. Not sure, go see an ENT to get an opinion. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
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Snoring (Definition)

Snoring is an abnormal, loud, hoarse, or harsh breathing sound ...Read more


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My 10 year old daughter is overweight and she snores whilesleeping. She is always disturbed while sleeping and alsohas a bed wetting problem. Do children get sleep apnea?

My 10 year old daughter is overweight and she snores whilesleeping. She is always disturbed while sleeping and alsohas a bed wetting problem. Do children get sleep apnea?

Sleep Apnea: About 10% children that age would snore in their sleep, but only 1-3% of snorers have obstructive sleep apnea. Possible causes are; enlarged tonsil/adenoids, obesity, genetic syndromes such as down's syndrome, family history of sleep apnea. I recommend her pediatrician evaluate to rule out apnea. Wish her well. ...Read more

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Is sleep apnea linked to speech difficulties in kids?

Is sleep apnea linked to speech difficulties in kids?

Limited evidence: At the present time, there is very little evidence to link speech difficulties with sleep apnea as a cause. ...Read more

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How can I stop my snoring problem?

How can I stop my snoring problem?

Some options.: Weight loss, avoid alcohol or narcotic medications at bed time, sleeping sideways. However, snoring can be associated with sleep apnea. Consult your md for a possible sleep study. ...Read more

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Can snoring is normal in children?

Can snoring is normal in children?

Snoring : Snoring is generally not considered normal. It depends on the degree that the child is snoring to some extent. However, studies have shown that snoring may be more significant then previously suspected. This may indicate there are issues obstructive sleep apnea. This can cause behavioral problems, hyperactivity.Poor school performance, and other issues. You should talk to pediatrician. ...Read more

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How can I over come from snoring problem?

How can I over come from snoring problem?

Oral appliances: First off, rule out obstructive sleep apnea, nasal and sinus problems. Then simple lifestyle changes can help stop snoring. Lose weight, quit smoking. Avoid alcohol, sleeping pills, and sedatives, especially before bedtime. See orofacial pain and sleep specialist for oral devices, lower jaw-positioners. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had severe problem of snoring kindly help me?

I had severe problem of snoring kindly help me?

Sleep Study: You should get a sleep study done either at a sleep study center(best) or have your doctor order at home sleep study (as long as it has some form of positional monitoring) to get an accurate diagnosis first. If no sleep apnea your dentist can fabricate a variety of oral devices that can help with your snoring. ...Read more

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How should I deal with a snoring problem in my bf?

How should I deal with a snoring problem in my bf?

Consult a doctor: Will need a sleep study to determine if sleep apnea is present. A cat scan of the face and throat is recommended to determine areas of obstruction. Consider consulting with an ENT and an oral surgeon. Your family doctor can provide the sleep study test and CPAP machine for you. Also consider looking into an oral appliance. ...Read more

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How can I overcome a snoring problem?

Snoring: The reason for the snoring needs to be determined before a fix can be identified. Sometimes a sleep study is needed for this reason. ...Read more

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How can I overcome my snoring problem?

Snoring: The reason for the snoring needs to be determined before a fix can be identified. Sometimes a sleep study is needed for this reason. ...Read more

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