Navigation Links
Sleep Apnea in Teens Linked to Social, Behavioral Woes
Date:6/12/2012

TUESDAY, June 12 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers with obstructive sleep apnea are at higher risk of behavioral and learning problems, according to a new study.

Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops during sleep because the airway is blocked. Common symptoms include snoring and a loud snort or gasp for breath after a pause in breathing, which can happen up to 30 times an hour.

Researchers from the University of Arizona, in Tucson, found that children with sleep apnea who continue to have the disorder in their teens have more problems with attention, hyperactivity and aggression; more trouble managing their emotions and social situations; and are less able to care for themselves without help.

"If left untreated, [obstructive sleep apnea] negatively impacts a youth's ability to regulate their behaviors, emotions and social interactions," study lead author Michelle Perfect, assistant professor of disability and psychoeducational studies, said in an American Academy of Sleep Medicine news release. "These behaviors can interfere with their ability to care for themselves and engage in socially appropriate behaviors -- skills that are needed to be successful in school."

The study included 263 children, who were followed up with after five years. Rates of social, behavioral and learning problems were double and triple, respectively, among young people with sleep apnea compared to kids without the disorder.

The researchers noted the higher rate of social and behavioral problems among teens with sleep apnea could not be explained by other factors, such as sex, race, ethnicity, body-mass index or age.

Although the study found an association between sleep apnea and behavioral and social problems in teens, researchers did not prove sleep apnea causes those problems.

The study was expected to be presented Tuesday at the Associated Professional Sleep Societies meeting in
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Sleep apnea persisting into teens can impact life skills, study finds
2. PAP therapy improves depressive symptoms in all patients with sleep apnea
3. 2 new studies show connection between sleepiness and pro-athlete careers
4. SLEEP 2012 presents latest in sleep medicine and research June 11-13 in Boston
5. Feeling Lackadaisical? Sleep Apnea May Be to Blame
6. Sleep Apnea Mask Might Also Help the Heart
7. Better tests for sleeping sickness
8. Sleep Apnea Linked to Higher Cancer Death Risk
9. UW study: Sleep apnea associated with higher mortality from cancer
10. Sleep disordered breathing is associated with an increased risk of cancer mortality
11. Parents Often Lose Sleep Over Childs Epilepsy, Study Finds
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a ... to present at the Wedbush Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 9:45am ... subsequent archived replay of the Company’s presentation may be accessed via the investor relations ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... It’s 25 ... Lava Springs, California’s northernmost and among its least visited State Parks. The volcanic ... whose main outflow is at Ahjumawi Lava Springs, part of the Fall River ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... A July 9 article from ... rooms in recent years, according to the American Dental Association. According to a study ... visits went from 1.1 million in a single year to 2.2 million a year. ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... ... decline by 39 percent, according to market research compiled for the National Association ... the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. As the number of ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... ... August 03, 2015 , ... Dignity Health named Dr. Norris A. Baldwin, ... Room – Gilbert, opening in August. The new facility is licensed under ... Valley. , “Dr. Baldwin is an excellent leader and will ensure our new ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:AxoGen, Inc. to Present at the Wedbush Healthcare Conference 2Health News:Medicine Lake Aquifer could ease California drought says fresh water advocate Sharon Kleyne – but is this necessary? 2Health News:Medicine Lake Aquifer could ease California drought says fresh water advocate Sharon Kleyne – but is this necessary? 3Health News:Medicine Lake Aquifer could ease California drought says fresh water advocate Sharon Kleyne – but is this necessary? 4Health News:Los Angeles Periodontists Comment on Rising Dental Emergency Room Trips 2Health News:Los Angeles Periodontists Comment on Rising Dental Emergency Room Trips 3Health News:Dental Association Announces Impending Reduction of Dental Laboratories Could Impact Dentists 2Health News:Dental Association Announces Impending Reduction of Dental Laboratories Could Impact Dentists 3Health News:Dignity Health Names Dr. Norris A. Baldwin, Jr. Facility Medical Director of New Freestanding Emergency Room 2Health News:Dignity Health Names Dr. Norris A. Baldwin, Jr. Facility Medical Director of New Freestanding Emergency Room 3
... DEXTER, Mich., Oct. 16 ReCellular, Inc., ... used wireless phones and,accessories, today announced it ... Cellular ( http://www.consumercellular.com ), one of,the nation,s ... to,collect wireless handsets for recycling from their ...
... 16 HLTH Corporation,(Nasdaq: HLTH ) today announced ... ended September 30, 2007 at approximately 4:00 pm (ET) ... announced, HLTH Corporation,s 84% owned,subsidiary, WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: ... financial results for the three months ended September 30,2007 ...
... Pharmaceuticals,Corporation (NASDAQ: ASPV ; TSX: ASV) today ... $62 million for the third,quarter of 2007 compared ... quarter,of 2006. As previously announced, Aspreva will ... 2007. The Company will hold a conference,call and ...
... from yogurt(TM) in an easy-to-swallow caplet., VANCOUVER, ... launch of AccuFlora Pro-Biotic Acidophilus, a combination of,five ... and,supports a healthy immune system with the good ... to MayoClinic.com, there is growing public and scientific,interest ...
... of G&D, Dr. Michael Cleary (Stanford University School of ... critical player in the establishment of leukemia stem cells, ... leukemia (MLL) is a distinctive type of leukemia ... by the presence of a break and rearrangement of ...
... CHICAGO, Oct. 16 The Cambridge Group, a ... Carrie Shea,principals of the firm. Mr. Miller ... and,industry experience to The Cambridge Group. In his ... improvements in senior,executive and consulting positions. In his ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:ReCellular Named Exclusive Cell Phone Recycling Partner for Consumer Cellular 2Health News:ReCellular Named Exclusive Cell Phone Recycling Partner for Consumer Cellular 3Health News:HLTH Corporation Announces Third Quarter Earnings Release Date and Conference Call 2Health News:Aspreva Announces Preliminary Revenues for Third Quarter 2007 2Health News:Aspreva Announces Preliminary Revenues for Third Quarter 2007 3Health News:Aspreva Announces Preliminary Revenues for Third Quarter 2007 4Health News:Northwest Natural Products Introduces AccuFlora(R) 2Health News:The Cambridge Group Names Two New Principals 2
(Date:8/3/2015)... Fla. , Aug. 3, 2015  Charleston ... initiation of its second clinical development program with ... candidate, CL-H1T.  CL-H1T contains fast-dissolving ... being developed as a treatment for migraine headache ... "Many patients with migraine headaches also ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... FLORHAM PARK, N.J. , Aug. 3, 2015 ... its primary and secondary endpoints in a phase III ... (OIC) in adult patients with chronic non-cancer pain. Naldemedine ... (PAMORA). This is the third Phase III trial in ... Study results showed that a 0.2 mg ...
(Date:8/3/2015)... Israel , August 3, 2015 ... it received the statistical analysis of results from a study ... the BVX-005 phase II trial which took place in 2012, ... not exist at the time of the study- in particular ... the epidemic in the United States ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Charleston Laboratories, Inc. Initiates Patient Enrollment in a Phase 1 Study of Charleston's Second Product, CL-H1T 2Naldemedine Meets Primary Endpoint In Phase 3 Study For The Treatment Of Opioid-Induced Constipation 2Naldemedine Meets Primary Endpoint In Phase 3 Study For The Treatment Of Opioid-Induced Constipation 3Naldemedine Meets Primary Endpoint In Phase 3 Study For The Treatment Of Opioid-Induced Constipation 4Independent Results Show that BiondVax's Universal Flu Vaccine Administered in a Trial 3 Years ago Improves Immunogenicity Against Current Flu H3N2 Epidemic 2Independent Results Show that BiondVax's Universal Flu Vaccine Administered in a Trial 3 Years ago Improves Immunogenicity Against Current Flu H3N2 Epidemic 3
... SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. and WASHINGTON, June 15, 2011 The ... and CAQH CORE ® (Committee on Operating Rules ... collaborate on activities related to harmonizing electronic data interchange ... NCPDP and CAQH CORE began exploring the ...
... Endologix, Inc. (Nasdaq: ELGX ), developer and ... today that it has received U.S. Food and Drug ... AFX™ Endovascular AAA System, for the treatment of abdominal ... Annual Meeting of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), ...
Cached Medicine Technology:NCPDP and CAQH CORE Partner on Harmonizing Operating Rules and Standards Across Healthcare 2NCPDP and CAQH CORE Partner on Harmonizing Operating Rules and Standards Across Healthcare 3Endologix Announces FDA Approval of AFX™ Endovascular AAA System 2Endologix Announces FDA Approval of AFX™ Endovascular AAA System 3
... Designed To Be Used With The Gills ... On The Cornea For Making Limbal Relaxing Incisions., ... The Gills Nomograms. 6mm & 8mm Chord Length ... Relaxing Incisions.5mm Inner Circle Assists In Sizing A ...
... This System Is Designed To Manually Dilate ... Efficacy. The Bimanual Technique Maximizes Safety By ... Parallel, Rather Than Perpendicular, To The Plane ... Risk Of Inadvertent Capsule Tears. Pupil Stretching ...
... To Rest Either Nasally Or Temporally ... Allowing Eyelids To Be Opened From ... Possible Aperture., ,Open And Close With ... To The Globe During Clear Corneal ...
... Unique Reversible Speculums Designed To Rest ... Flipping The Speculums Over, Allowing Eyelids ... Fissures To The Widest Possible Aperture.,Open ... Unobstructed Around-The-Clock Access To The Globe ...
Medicine Products: