Children fall asleep at night, heavy sleep to make a hit, a lot of novice parents may be a big sigh of relief: the children finally fell asleep, really thank God! But behind it, there may be a crisis we haven’t seen. Japanese otolaryngologist Ishihiro Ishihiro warned: children may be sick snoring!
Children should not be lightly snoring.
According to Ishihiro, although children sometimes snort, they are not common. If they do, they may be the following three:.
Throat and nasal cavity inflammation, swelling, will clog the respiratory tract.
Adenoid hypertrophy of lymphoid tissue in nasopharynx.
Adenoids are lymphoid tissue located in the nasopharynx. They are prone to hypertrophy due to repeated colds and infections, which can clog the respiratory tract in severe cases. Because of nasal congestion, children have to breathe through their mouths. After a long period of time, the upper lip will become thicker and higher. Front teeth protrude, nose, face flattened, forming the so-called “adenoid face”, the appearance is seriously affected.
hypertrophy of tonsils.
At the age of 6, the tonsils and adenoids grow at the peak. Once they grow too fast, their mouth and face may block their respiratory tract and cause sleep apnea. If the child’s throat is often inflamed, It also makes tissue grow faster.
Sleep apnea happens in children.
The so-called sleep apnea disease, refers to the person in sleep, upper respiratory tract obstruction, resulting in shallow breathing, more laborious, severe may make the airway completely blocked and cause asphyxia.
The probability of children suffering from sleep apnea is about 1 / 3. Unlike adults, adults are mostly caused by obesity, and most of them are caused by hypertrophy of tonsils. Children’s symptoms are more like breathing “stop” but change the amount of breathing become very low, seriously affect sleep quality.
Sleep apnea reduces learning in children.
Too low breathing will have a negative impact on children:
- Morning headache.
- Become irritable and irritable.
- Attention loss, hyperactivity.
- Inability to fall asleep causes a lack of growth hormones during deep sleep.
These conditions may lead to children’s learning ability decline, affect development.
Keep an eye on your child’s sleep.
But in fact, it is not easy to detect sleep apnea in children, because in addition to the obvious snoring, there are two keys to help us find abnormal children:
Often sleep sideways.
The human body will make sure to breathe smoothly, and find the most comfortable posture, so if children often sleep on their sides, it is very likely that the body in order to breathe smoothly.
Often sleep on his stomach.
Like sleeping sideways, sleeping on your stomach is to make sure that your respiratory tract is smooth. However, since sleeping on your stomach will make the respiratory tract temporarily open, it is the most difficult position to find sleep suspension, and you must pay more attention to it.
If the children in the family have snoring, sleeping sideways, and sleeping on their stomach, they must observe and pay more attention to it.