Did you know that snoring is abnormal in children?
Know the signs of childhood sleep apnea and prevent life-long disease.
Symptoms of child sleep apnea
If you’re concerned your child’s sleep troubles may be a sign of sleep apnea, here are some symptoms to keep an eye out for. While many of these signs can be observed during their sleep, some of the symptoms may manifest during the day.
- Snoring. Approximately 10% of children who snore have sleep apnea
- Mouth breathing. Children with enlarged adenoids tend to breath with their mouths open.
- Breathing pauses during sleep
- Daytime sleepiness
- Difficulty with concentration
- Poor attention span
- Behavioral issues
- Poor performance at school