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Sleep Problems in Overweight Children Appear Fairly Common

...have sleep apnea because they have big tonsils and adenoids and many times their problems can be cured with surgery." Gaining weight can exacerbate sleep problems or even cause them by contributing to a narrowed airway, she says. The child lies down, throat muscles relax, the tongue falls back, the airway g...

Overweight Children Tested Positive For Sleep Disorders

...have sleep apnea because they have big tonsils and adenoids and many times their problems can be cured with surgery." Gaining weight can exacerbate sleep problems or even cause them by contributing to a narrowed airway, she says. The child lies down, throat muscles relax, the tongue falls back, the airway g...

Common Sleep Disorder Hinders School Performance

...ording to Dr. Dyleski. To find out if tonsils or adenoids are the cause of your child’s breathing problems a...tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy. “If obstructive adenoids or tonsils are removed, and your child’s sleep is improved, it may not only help with school work,” ...

Electrosurgery Ensures Integrity Of Cochlear Implant Following Adenoids Removal

...ctrosurgery employed in the removal of tonsils and adenoids does not result in a compromise of the integrity o...in-free and effective method to remove tonsils and adenoids in deaf children. Cochlear implant (CI) recipients have been discouraged from having monopolar ele...

Snoring Runs in the Family

...irregularities and problems of the tonsils and the adenoids cause obstruction of airflow. Some of the treatments available for chronic snorers are surgical, laser and radio-wave treatments as well as nasal masks. For milder cases lifestyle changes, such as adhering to routine sleep patterns, sleeping on one...

Kids Overcome Behavioral And Sleep Problems After Tonsillectomy

...ectomy when both the tonsils and structures called adenoids are removed, is now performed on a few hundred tho...them have the surgery because enlarged tonsils and adenoids block the flow of air through their throat and impair their ability to breathe, and most of the rest...

Despite More Studies Researchers Are Still Confound With ADHD

...nd cognitive achievements following the removal of adenoids and tonsils and other treatments to correct sleep disorders. As a result, some specialists urge parents of hyperactive and inattentive children to check with their doctor about possible slumber-stealing conditions, treat any breathing and limb mov...

New Computerized Imaging Systems Help In Better Dental Treatment Planning

... relevant conditions like sleep apnea and enlarged adenoids are managed in a controlled way. * These images also help in the management of cleft palates and lips by giving a better picture of the underlying structures. The authors conclude by saying, "The future in orthodontic imaging seems exciting as we ...

Children With Sinusitis Lead A Better Life After Surgery

...these children becomes much better. // Removal of adenoids is the first-line surgical therapy for chronic rhinosinusitis in children. Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) is also being performed with increased frequency to treat children with chronic rhinosinusitis. Researchers from Virginia Commonwe...

Removal Of Tonsils Questioned

... major benefits to surgically removing tonsils and adenoids in children with mild throat infections. Researchers examined 300 children, ages 2 to 8, with recurrent throat infections or enlarged tonsils and adenoids. Half of the children had the surgery, and half were allocated to watchful waiting. Within six...

Help For Kids With Difficulty In Sleeping

...sleep may benefit from // having their tonsils and adenoids out. Adenotonsillectomy is a common surgical procedure in the United States. Most of the time, it is performed to treat recurring bouts of tonsillitis. During the past decade, however, doctors have also used the surgery to treat obstructive sleep ap...

Children's snoring may indicate a serious problem

...bstructive sleep apnoea syndrome. Tonsils and/or adenoids that are too big usually cause the condition. Obesity also can result in problems. Fat deposits around the throat can cause it to constrict, and fat in the stomach can prevent the diaphragm from functioning properly. Some30% to 50% of obese children ...

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