Persistent loud snoring linked to problem behaviors in young children

Study links persistent and loud snoring in young children with problem behaviors – Persistent and loud snoring in young children is associated with problem behaviors – hyperactivity, depression and inattention, according to Dean Beebe, PhD, director of the neuropsychology program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Abnormal breathing during sleep may cause behavioral difficulties in kids

Kids’ abnormal breathing during sleep linked to increased risk for behavioral difficulties — Risk of problems later in childhood can double with snoring and apnea – Young children with sleep-disordered breathing are prone to developing behavioral difficulties such as hyperactivity and aggressiveness, as well as emotional symptoms and difficulty with peer relationships.

Obesity increases the risk for obstructive sleep apnea

Obesity increases the risk for obstructive sleep apnea in adolescents, but not in younger children – Being overweight or obese increases the risk for developing obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in adolescents but not in younger children, revealed by researchers.

Sleep apnea increases risk of death

Severe breathing disorders during sleep are associated with an increased risk of dying – Moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnea is associated with an increased risk of death from any cause in middle-aged adults, especially men, revealed by researchers.

Snoring pregnant at higher risk for gestational diabetes

Snoring pregnant women at higher risk for gestational diabetes – If you are pregnant and your mate complains your frequent snoring is rattling the bedroom windows, you may have bigger problems than an annoyed, sleep-deprived partner.

Obesity linked to reduced sleep, technology use, caffeine

Adolescent obesity linked to reduced sleep caused by technology use and caffeine – According to a research presented at SLEEP 2009, the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, adolescent obesity is associated with having less sleep.

Breathing problems during sleep linked to calories burned at rest

Sleep disordered breathing severity is associated with REE – Resting Energy Expenditure. – Individuals with sleep-related breathing disorders appear to burn more calories when resting as their conditions become more severe, according to a report in the December issue of Archives of Otolaryngology?Head & Neck Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

Gasping and CPR help cardiac arrest victims survive

Gasping helps cardiac arrest victims survive. Gasping should not be mistaken for breathing and CPR should be initiated. – People who witness an individual collapse suddenly and unexpectedly should perform uninterrupted chest compressions even if the patient gasps or breathes in a funny way, research from the Resuscitation Research Group at The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center shows.

Snoring linked to cardiovascular disease

Loud snoring with breathing pauses is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and increased health care utilization – Loud snoring with breathing pauses is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and increased health care utilization, according to a study published in the March 1 issue of the journal SLEEP.

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