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Sleep Like an Olympian

Sleep Like an Olympian

World-class athletes competing in the Olympics obviously need their sleep if they’re going to bring home the gold. For those of us who can only dream of top-level gymnastics and track, counting sheep is just as important. “More has been learned about sleep over the last decade than the last century beforehand,” says Dr. Jose… Read more »

Are Kids Getting Enough Sleep?

Are Kids Getting Enough Sleep?

Barb Lawrence figured her two kids would be worn out by the end of the day. Instead she’s more frazzled than they are. “Now that they’re three and four, we try to get them to bed at a regular time. Sometimes they’ll wake up at 4 AM and at 5 AM. I thought they’d sleep… Read more »

Does My Snoring Child Have Apnea?

Does My Snoring Child Have Apnea?

So your child is a noisy sleeper. What does it mean? Experts suggest parents of snorers should have their kids screened to find out if they have sleep apnea. “American Academy of Pediatrics guideline is to evaluate the difference between obstructive sleep apnea and primary snoring,” says Dr. Jose Colon, a sleep specialist with Lee… Read more »

Treating Your Child’s Sleep Apnea

Treating Your Child’s Sleep Apnea

It takes more than a bedtime story to help some kids get a good night’s sleep. It’s estimated three out of every 100 children suffer from sleep apnea. It causes them to briefly stop breathing. The parents may rest easy, knowing they have several options for treatment. “Sometimes taking the tonsils and adenoids is used… Read more »