Sleep Apnea in Kids

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By Molly Clifton

A new study shows children with sleep apnea have a higher risk of behavioral and learning problems.

Researchers say the condition can lead to ADHD-like problems including hyperactivity and disruptive behavior.

The five year study examined 263 children between the ages of 6 and 11.

Those who had persistent sleep apnea were seven times more likely to have learning problems.

 



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