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Facts of Life

BY Jim Cosgrove

April 06-12, 2003 Issue | Posted 4/6/03 at 2:00 PM

 

HYPERATIVE OR JUST TIRED?

Researchers have found that some children diagnosed with attention-deficit disorder may be suffering, instead, from sleep apnea — a snoring disorder that makes a good night's rest hard to come by. “If you have a kid who is hyperactive and snores, think about the possibility that the two may be connected,” said lead investigator David Gozal of the University of Louisville.

Source: Pediatrics, March 2003. Register Illustration by Tim Rauch.