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Old 02-24-18, 02:48 AM
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Re: ADD Linked With RMD

I would ask your doctor to try a continuous positive airway device, and see if that helps lessen the severity of RMD?

I might ask my doctor if i can try a continuous positive airway device, and see if that helps lessen the severity of ADD?

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Mimics Attention Deficit Disorder.

Abstract
Attention deficit and hyperactivity are known possible symptoms or correlates of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). However, these associations may be missed in children, because children often fail to report excessive daytime sleepiness, and attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are common primary diagnoses in themselves. We report on a 17-year-old, slender, non-snoring male who presented to his pediatrician with a prolonged history of four complaints: inattention, fidgeting, frequent sinusitis, and somnolence. He was diagnosed with ADHD, while the somnolence, which often abated somewhat upon use of antibiotics for sinusitis, was attributed to the sinus infections. A later sleep study revealed OSA, and thorough additional testing proved that the original ADHD diagnosis was in error. All four conditions were allayed with proper use of a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23529886




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