Signs of Sleep Apnea in Children
When a child's airway is restricted due to enlarged tonsils, breathing could be impaired throughout the night, resulting in sleep apnea. Research indicates that oversized tonsils could be the primary culprit behind childhood sleep apnea.
Dr. Mason refers young patients to a trusted physician
in cases where enlarged tonsils may be causing sleep apnea. For more information on sleep apnea in children, visit the American Sleep Apnea Association of the American Academy of Otolaryngology.
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