Sleep apnea–partial or total obstruction of breathing during sleep–is an increasing, and largely unrecognized, health problem. Sleep apnea is not just annoying to bed partners, but has enormous negative effects on our hearts, causing early heart disease, heart attacks and heart failure. Sleep apnea is associated with mood disorders, depression and cognitive dysfunction. Sleep apnea [...]
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“My kid has a touch of ADHD,” I heard in the office today. Meanwhile Mom thinks it’s cute that little Tony sleeps in all these weird positions at night and sit still in her seat at school where she has started to be defiant towards her teachers.
“He has been snoring since infancy,” was the complaint [...]