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Snoring in kids linked to behavioral problems

March 5, 2012
  • By Patrick J. Skerrett, Former Executive Editor, Harvard Health

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Patrick J. Skerrett, Former Executive Editor, Harvard Health

Pat Skerrett is the editor of STAT's First Opinion and host of the First Opinion podcast. He is the former editor of the Harvard Health blog and former Executive Editor of Harvard Health Publishing. Before that, he was editor of … See Full Bio
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April 19, 2012

informative, i just know even children also has sleeping problems, but can we made physical approach(treatment) for sleep problem like adult people, for children?

March 23, 2012

Thanks for the info that you wrote in your article is. I am very happy to read it. Because this time it is being experienced by my son who was only 6 years old. lately he often snore and even bedwetting. whereas before he was never like that. now just my job to find a solution, or the cause of it all. thanks again.

if you do not mind, all I ask permission to tell my friends about your article in Indonesia is through the blog I created to keep putting you as the source of where I get this news.

Dr. Tanenbaum
March 22, 2012

Very informative, P.J., thank you! This info is so important since many parents tend to ignore these signs. I recently blogged similarly focusing on the importance of seeing a doctor if/when any of these signs are apparent.

Be well,
Dr. Tanenbaum

March 17, 2012

But when a child sleeps and get awake he can’t remember whether it’s snoring or not, I have heard snoring might be divert to a health problem.
Thanks for your share.

March 16, 2012

I tend to agree with For some children, sleep is anythin
but peaceful.

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