Obesity, weight change may predict trajectory of childhood sleep-disordered breathing
6 monthes ago - By Healio
Children with obesity and sleep-disordered breathing are more likely to have persistent sleep conditions into adolescence vs. children without obesity, whereas children who lose weight are more likely to experience remission of sleep-disordered breathing symptoms, according to study findings published in Pediatric Obesity.
Childhood sleep-disordered breathing, which includes primary snoring and obstructive sleep apnea, is viewed as a disorder caused by anatomic abnormalities of the upper airway, such as enlarged tonsils, and first-line treatment is typically
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