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Should I alert my child's school about their sleep apnea?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

If you think your child suffers from sleep apnea, you should alert their school. Sleep apnea may explain concentration and behavior problems that your child may be experiencing. With treatment, your child's sleep apnea symptoms will likely improve, so make sure to seek medical attention.

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