ARE YOU SLEEPING WELL?

Dr. Feroze Khan Senior Specialist, Aster ENT      2017-04-25

Do your snore? Do you wake up gasping for breath from your sleep? Does your breathing pause while you are sleeping? Do you feel drained/ excessively tired and fall asleep during daytime?
If yes, it’s high time you sought medical help.

The reasons for snoring in children include adenoid and tonsillar hypertrophy along with obesity. Since children cannot express their discomfort and difficulties effectively most of the time, the symptoms are often neglected/ ignored by parents, which in turn leads to serious issues like worsening of snoring, mouth breathing, hyper activity, poor scholastic performance, difficulty in hearing, late bed wetting and recurrent infections. Ignoring such symptoms can lead to irreversible effects on