Sleep Disorders

If you’re a parent of an adolescent child, chances are you’ve wondered why it’s so difficult to get him or her out of bed in the morning. The answer is that many teenagers are suffering from chronic insufficient sleep due to schedules jam-packed with homework, extra-curricular activities and sports. To avoid this, experts at Goryeb Children’s Hospital recommend that parents work with their children to prioritize sleep and make adjustments to their nighttime routine. These can be as simple as avoiding caffeinated drinks late in the day, putting away electronic devices at night and keeping to a regular bedtime. For additional assistance, consult the specialists at our pediatric sleep disorder center >


Sleep Disorder Articles
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Sleep Disorders

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Remede System Approved for Sleep Apnea

MONDAY, Oct. 9, 2017 -- The Remede sleep system, an implanted device that treats central sleep apnea by activating a nerve that sends signals to the diaphragm to stimulate breathing, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Central sleep apnea occurs when the brain fails to send signals to the diaphragm, triggering lapses in breathing that can last a few seconds to minutes, the agency said in a news release. This can lead to poor sleep and ultimately raise a person's risk of health problems such as high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, stroke, obesity and diabetes, the FDA said.

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