A cure for sleep apnea begins with awareness. Parents and caregivers who are educated about the signs and symptoms of sleep apnea in children can do a lot to eliminate the condition before it becomes a lifelong problem.
Tag: undiagnosed sleep apnea
A dentist is equipped to identify two problems that present as risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea: sleep bruxism (a night time grinding of the teeth of clenching of the jaws) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as acid reflux or heartburn. Fortunately, treating undiagnosed sleep apnea can provide relief for these other sleep-related problems.