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When you hear sleep apnea, you probably think it is a grown up problem, but sadly an increasing number of young children and teens are diagnosed with sleep apnea each year. To date, it is estimated that as much as 10 percent of children snore, and four percent of those suffer from sleep apnea. In […]

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You have heard of seasonal allergies, but what about allergies that only flare up at night? Unfortunately, many people experience nightly nasal congestion that can cause them to sniffle, sneeze, snore and lose sleep. Common Causes of Nightly Allergy Symptoms As obvious as it might seem, the most common cause for allergy like symptoms that […]

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In today’s world, most people are under continual stress. Financial concerns, job pressure and family responsibilities leave many people feeling the effects of anxiety. When you couple anxiety with daytime sleepiness, you may have more than just the pressure of a busy life as the cause. If you think daytime sleepiness is normal, think again. […]

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Nothing is more adorable than a child sleeping peacefully, however if your child snores, no matter how cute it may be, it could be the beginnings of something serious. While the majority of infants, toddlers and children that snore experience harmless snoring; about two percent of these little ones may be at risk for life-threatening […]

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Couples commonly pick on each other about snoring, but few realize how serious the problems are that can come along with loud snoring that occurs on a regular basis. Chronic, loud snoring can be a warning sign for a very serious, and potentially life-threatening, sleep disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea. It is estimated that […]

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  Recent data from the American Sleep Apnea Association shows that as many as four percent of American kids have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, a condition that is characterized by snoring and pauses in normal breathing patterns during sleep. Sleep apnea in children is most commonly diagnosed between the ages of 3 and 7, […]

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Seriously. Results of a recent study were published in the Journal of Sleep Medicine showing that the proper use of CPAP treatment for sleep apnea makes patients look younger and more attractive. The researchers took 3-D images of the faces of 20 sleep apnea patients before they began CPAP treatments, and then again after two […]

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The American Sleep Association has sponsored Sleep Apnea Awareness Week, from October 1- October 7, with the goal of raising awareness of the symptoms and life-threatening complications of sleep apnea. Last week, the American College of Physicians released new guidelines for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, as well. At Atlanta ENT, we […]

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April is Autism Awareness month, so we would like to take this opportunity to discuss the link between autism and sleep apnea. Studies have shown that 66% of children with autism spectrum disorders have sleep disturbances on a regular, if not nightly, basis. While no proven explanation exists to explain why children with autism have […]

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We all know that a good night’s sleep is imperative for retaining the information learned in the classroom, but several studies conducted over the last few years are showing a considerable link between sleep apnea and serious behavioral disorders and learning disabilities. A recent study published in the journal SLEEP looked at the association between […]

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