Most parents often think that only adults suffer from sleep apnea and children aren’t affected by this disorder. But the fact is that, even children can suffer from sleep apnea. If your child is experiencing one or all of the below mentioned symptoms, he or she may be suffering from childhood Obstructive Sleep Apnea or OSA:
● Makes choking or gasping noises during sleep
● Sleeps with his or her head tilted back
● Makes squeaking noise while inhaling
● Has difficulty in concentrating
● Experiencing daytime hyperactivity
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Anyone at any age can experience chronic sleep loss, for any number of reasons. The challenge for better sleep doesn’t necessarily wait to emerge in adulthood. Our children are suffering from just as much poor sleep as we are. It’s during youth that many have an opportunity to correct or reverse a sleep problem.
Sleep deprivation and sleep disorders are known to challenge the various systems in the body to maintain the critical functional balance called homeostasis. The kidneys are two hard-working organs in the body which can also suffer from the long-term consequences of poor sleep. Likewise, kidney dysfunction can have an impact of sleep quality and quantity.