Monthly Archives: November 2017

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in Children

Obstructive sleep apnoea seems to be a growing concern in children, and even infants, today.   Studies indicate that sleep apnoea affects 3% of children between the 2 to 8 years old.    Some of the most common triggers of sleep apnoea among children of all ages are: narrow upper airway, adenoids or large tonsils, and obesity,

A child who snores during sleep is not really a cause for concern. But if the snoring causes a child to stop breathing for a few seconds then reverts back to breathing and even snorting after, then that is a cause for concern.  This sign becomes more significant if the child exhibits classic daytime signs of obstructive sleep apnoea.… Read More...

Sleep Apnoea and Brain Fog

We have presented the various side effects of sleep apnoea. Untreated sleep apnoea not only impacts a person’s daytime activities, but also his quality of life, and susceptibility to high risk medical conditions.  Morbidity is a consequence of sleep apnoea, and in extreme, to mortality.

Cognitive performance is also affected. There are studies that indicate that sleep apnoea leads to slow thinking, lower intelligence quotient, poor creativeness, and brain fog.

What is brain fog?

brain-fog

Brain fog or brain fatigue is a mental state wherein the person suffering from it exhibits poor memory recall, lack of focus and marked reduced mental acuity.… Read More...