Children and mothers share sleep patterns

Children, Sleep Disordered Breathing, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Adult Sleep Issues

If you ever find yourself tossing and turning one night, it might actually be a behavior you picked up from your mother. Researchers at the University of Warwick recently found a link between a mother’s insomnia and the sleeping ...

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12-Year Old Author Survives Death, Seven Surgeries and Severe Sleep Apnea to Write Teen Book on Healthy Thinking

September 11, 2017 Send2Press

Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Apnea, Adult Sleep Issues

Mekani G. Collins was born a micro-preemie at one-pound, two and a half ounces. Doctors stated he would not live. He survived imminent death, seven surgeries and severe sleep apnea (he stopped breathing 61 times in one night) before his ...

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More thoughts by breakfast than somebody else has all day: This is what it’s like to have ADHD

September 11, 2017 Yvette Caster of Metro

Children, ADHD

Writer and student James Woods wasn’t diagnosed as having ADHD until he was at university – and even then he was skeptical....

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ADHD being missed in girls because they are not as 'disruptive' Nice warns

Children, ADHD

ADHD is being missed in girls because they tend not be as badly behaved as boys, new NHS guidance suggests....

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‘I assumed it was all my fault’: the adults dealing with undiagnosed ADHD

Children, ADHD

Michelle Beckett, a 44-year-old entrepreneur from Harrogate, always knew she was different. But, like many women who suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), she did not fit the stereotypical profile of a child with ...

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There's more than melatonin to get kids to sleep

Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues, ADHD, Sleep, Sleep Apnea

Your child, no longer a baby, has trouble falling asleep. Or he wakes up in the wee hours of the morning and can't get back to sleep. Parents may worry if this happens more than occasionally. There's all kinds of advice for helping ...

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Back to school, back to planning for kids with autism, ADHD

September 04, 2017 Health Day News

Children, ADHD

The start of a new school year isn't always easy, especially for kids with developmental and behavioral issues, such as autism and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder....

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Is ADHD Actually A Sleep Problem?

September 02, 2017 Janice Wood of Psych Central

Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues, ADHD

About 75 percent of children and adults with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) also have sleep problems, but these have been thought to be separate issues....

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Letting teens sleep in would save the country roughly $9 billion a year

Children, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep

The United States would realize roughly $9 billion a year in economic gains by instituting a simple, nationwide policy change: starting public school classes no earlier than 8:30 a.m....

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Shortage of pediatric sleep specialists puts onus on primary care doctors

Children, Sleep Disordered Breathing, Pediatric Sleep Issues, Sleep, Sleep Apnea

“Doctor, my child just won’t go to sleep” or “he is tired all the time” are two of the more common complaints that pediatricians encounter during their career. Despite spending more than one-third of our lives asleep, little formal ...

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