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How is Bedwetting Related to Sleep Disordered Breathing?

To a certain point in a child’s development, bedwetting can be a fairly normal occurrence, because the kidneys, bladder, and many associated muscles have not developed fully.  However, after about age 6, development should be complete and bedwetting no longer an issue. For some children this problem persists, and one of the major causes could …

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Maintaining a Schedule During Chaos is Important

There’s no doubt that COVID-19 has caused some serious disruption to most people’s lives, and it’s not much of an exaggeration to say that a great deal of chaos has resulted in the business world and throughout society. Maintaining a schedule during this chaos is even more important now, especially things like going to bed …

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How is Bed-wetting Related to Sleep-Disordered Breathing?

Up to a certain point in a child’s development, bed-wetting can be a fairly normal occurrence, because the kidneys, the bladder, and many of the associated muscles have simply not developed fully, so that full control is not really possible. However, after about age 6, development should be complete and bed-wetting no longer an issue. …

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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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