Have You or a Family Member Been Diagnosed With ADD or ADHD?

You most likely know an adult or child that has been diagnosed with ADD or ADHD. More evidence is associating these behavior issues with sleep disorder breathing. Some signs of sleep-disordered breathing are snoring, mouth breathing, and sleep apnea which is when someone stops breathing while sleeping. In a landmark study done by Dr. Karen Bonuck, snoring, mouth breathing, and... read more »

Children With Longer Faces Are More Likely To Have a Harder Time Breathing

Did you know that some facial features are more prone to have enlarged and swollen tonsils than others? According to the research article, “Cranio-facial morphology in children with and without enlarged tonsils”, children with enlarged tonsils had more retrognathic and posteriorly inclined mandibles, larger anterior total and lower facial heights, and larger mandibular plane angles. In summary, children with longer... read more »

You Can Help Your Athletic Teen Prevent Sports Injury by Getting Enough Sleep

It is common for parents to give their children the best opportunity to succeed. For example, I have signed my soccer-playing kids for additional training which may give them an added advantage. In your pursuit to help your children, have you ever considered how sleep could affect performance? One research article titled, "Chronic Lack of Sleep is Associated With Increased Sports... read more »