Sleep Disorders in Children Linked to Breathing Problems

Fact Sheet: School Age Screening for Sleep problems in Youth Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) Problems Causes: Obstructive: large adenoids / tonsils, or tongue displaced back into an airway environmental: allergies or chronic sinusitis genetic: mismatched, narrow jaws anatomic/structural: misaligned jaws or airway dysplasia Symptoms: Mouth-breathing, loud snoring, tossing and turning, and gasping and┬áchoking during sleep […]