Medical News Summary: Children’s snoring may need medical attention


About: Children’s snoring may need medical attention
Date: 18 November 2004
Source: KFOX News
Author: Elizabeth O’Hara
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by KFOX News): Children’s snoring may be caused by allergies or by sleep apnea. Sleep apnea involves breathing cessation for 15 seconds or more resulting in a poor quality sleep and hence tiredness. Sleep apnea may be caused by enlarged tonsils or adenoids which may require medical attention.
Related Disease Topics: Sleep apnea, Enlarged tonsils (see Tonsil symptoms), Enlarged adenoids, Allergy, Sinusitis
Related Symptom Topics: Snoring, breathing cessation, nasal congestion

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