Items Tagged ‘peds pulmonology’

What to know about behavioral insomnia in children (BIC)

May 30, 2017

What to know about behavioral insomnia in children (BIC)

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Insomnia is a persistent difficulty with falling or staying asleep at night. BIC, which affects about 25 percent of children, is a type of pediatric insomnia that encompasses three behavioral disorders: sleep-onset association, limit-setting and combined BIC. “Sleep-onset association, most common among infants and toddlers, is a behavioral disorder in which the child has learned […]

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Tags: behavioral insomnia, BIC, child stress, insomnia in children, iqbal rashid md, pediatric sleep center, peds pulmonology, poor sleep, sleep, sleep medicine, stress, symptoms of poor sleep


Understanding sleep apnea in children

May 13, 2017

Understanding sleep apnea in children

By uclahealth uclahealth

Does your child snore loudly and frequently, sleep in unusual positions and have problems paying attention in school? If so, you may want to talk to your pediatrician about sleep apnea. This condition is caused by a partial or complete obstruction of the upper airway that briefly stops breathing during sleep, interrupting your child’s rest. […]

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Tags: adenoids, asthma, childhood obesity, children snoring, exercise, gastroesophageal reflux disease, healthy diet, mouth guard, peds pulmonology, polysomnogram, sleep apnea, sleep apnea in children