Snoring is the harsh, loud and disrupting sound made when air flows past relaxed throat tissues, causing the them to vibrate when breathing. Snoring is often thought to only afflict older men, but in fact, nearly half of all adults snore occasionally. Nearly 40 percent of adult men and 24 percent of adult women snore […]
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
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
Have you become aware that your child is snoring? If so, then paying attention to this issue is advisable. While your child snoring is not necessarily a cause for alarm, it is a condition that should be monitored closely. In many cases, children snoring can be a symptom of an underlying, more serious health problem.
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.
Most people think that the only option when a person has crowded teeth or crooked teeth is braces, and perhaps until recently that may have been true. In this country, more than 4.5 million people, mostly between the ages of 6 and 18, are required to wear braces; however, advances in dentistry, as well as a
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,
Any parent who has ever reviewed a list of symptoms for teenage depression knows that sleep disturbance is one on the telltale signs of this common mood disorder.
Said the famous baseball star, coach and philosopher, Yogi Berra, “If I didn’t wake up, I’d still be asleep.” No doubt, many funny things have been said about sleep. But the quality and amount of sleep are serious matters, especially for growing children. Why is Lack of Sleep in Children Critical? Good sleep is as