Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in children is a condition that affects up to ten per cent of children. It’s rarely serious but if left untreated it can affect a child’s sleep to the extent that they suffer growth, learning and behavioural problems. Read more

Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea in children and adults is where there’s an irregular breathing pattern during sleep. Someone suffering from apnea will appear to stop breathing for a short period of time before gasping and continuing to breathe normally – and this can happen continually during the night. While the condition itself isn’t serious, it can cause a temporary lack of oxygen, and and sleep apnea in children can lead to daytime drowsiness and even behavioural problems. Read more