Pediatric Sleep Disordered Breathing or Airway Obstruction
Did you know that?
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea may reduce a child’s IQ for the rest of their life
  • Even a child who temporarily experiences SDB at age 6 months is 40% more likely to have behavior issues such as ADHD, anxiety, or aggression by age 4
  • Airway obstruction is linked to ADHD, learning disabilities, allergies, asthma, and chronic inflammation

Sleep Disordered Breathing / Airway Obstruction Risk Assessment

1. Snoring while sleeping?

3. An open mouth breather while awake or sleeping?

5. Bed wetting at night?

7. Experiencing chronic nasal discharge/runny nose?

9. Appearing unrested in the morning or tired during the day?

11. Struggling with performance in school or a lack of focus?

2. Audible/noisy breathing while awake or sleeping?

4. Waking frequently during the night?

6. Tossing, turning, thrashing and restless during sleep?

8. Having recurrent ear infections?

10. Showing visible dark circles under his/her eyes?

12. Exhibiting behavior such as ADD/ADHD tendencies, oppositional/defiance behaviors, tantrums, anxiety, or depression?

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