Health Matters: Childhood snoring

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About 15-20 per cent of children snore when they sleep, and others breathe through their mouth rather than their nose. According to Sydney Adventist Hospital paediatric ear nose and throat surgeon, Dr Bill Johnston, these actions can be a sign of obstructive sleep apnoea. Dr Johnston speaks with 2GB’s Steve Price about the serious consequences of snoring and mouth breathing on a child’s development.

 

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