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What does sleep do for a growing child?

What Does Sleep Do for a Growing Child?

In 2010, the American Medical Association and American Academy of Sleep Medicine recognized insufficient sleep in adolescents as a serious health risk. Children of all ages require sleep for brain development, mental health and physical health.  Sleep deprivation is common in teens, who are trying to balance school, social activities, work and extracurricular events. However, …

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The Benefits of Breastfeeding Your Baby

The Benefits of Breastfeeding Your Baby

There are a number of well-documented benefits to breast-feeding your baby, most have to do with the baby’s physical and emotional development. But are you aware that breast-feeding your baby can also ward off problems with an under-developed jaw, reducing the likelihood of developing sleep apnea later in life? Scientists have discovered this is the case, …

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Why is it important to breathe through your nose

Why is it Important to Breathe Through Your Nose?

The importance of breathing through your nose cannot be overstated, because mouth-breathing can lead to some pretty unpleasant health issues, including the worsening of sleep apnea, for patients who are affected by that disorder. You may have heard your children say, “I can’t breathe through my nose” at various times, and that may actually be true …

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