Sleeping disorder in child
Cerventes words on sleep cannot be truer. But in this deadline driven life sleep
is relegated to backstage. The sleep that relaxes the whole body and regenerates
Inadequate sleep can affect growth of our body and has been linked with obesity.
Studies suggest that about half a million children between the ages of two and
eight might be affected. it is often associated with enlarged tonsils and
adenoids, or decreased muscle tone in the soft tissue at the back of the throat.
Children may experience restless sleep at night, but like adults- they usually
become fully awake.
As a result of these interruptions, sufferers rarely enjoy a night of deep,
restorative sleep. Children with sleeping disorder often feel sleepy during the
day and their concentration and daytime performance suffer. The repercussions of
sleeping disorder in child and poor sleeping in child are vast.
Misconceptions about child and sleeping disorder:
One of the most common responses to hearing that a child has sleeping disorder
is, "But what does he/she have to be sleeping disorder about?" This statement
reveals two major misconceptions. One is the lack of understanding about
sleeping disorder in child. sleeping disorder in child may resemble these
emotional dips, but it is much more pervasive, long-lasting, and
life-threatening. The other misconception is that childhood is a carefree,
trouble-free period in our lives. How many people can say that they didn't worry
about peer acceptance, grades, or parental expectations? Adults often forget
that children are powerless and have no control over their own lives. This can
be a frightening and frustrating state of affairs to live through day after day.
What are the Symptoms of Sleeping disorder in Child?
* it leads to learning problem,
* slow growth,
* acting out in school,
* dropping out of school,
* bed wetting,
* high blood pressure in youngsters.
Sleeping disorder in child is often overlooked or attributed to
attention-deficit (ADD) or behavior disorders.
How to cure sleeping disorder in child?
If you have concerns, speak to your child about how they are feeling. Keep in
mind that children in this age group have difficulty putting their feelings into
words. When in doubt, seek the guidance of a mental health professional.
What would be your advice to a parent who suspects their child might have
The first thing I would do as a parent is educate yourself, and speak with a
primary care provider-the child's pediatrician or adolescent medicine
specialist. Frequently they will know resources within the community which can
help. You need to be armed with good information about what works and what does
Does medication affect young children differently from older children or
Yes. Young children's bodies handle medications differently than older
individuals and this has implications for dosage. The brains of young children
are in a state of very rapid development, and animal studies have shown that the
developing neurotransmitter systems can be very sensitive to medications. Yet it
is important to remember that serious untreated sleeping disorder in child
themselves negatively impact brain development.
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