Sleep disorder is linked to bad behavior in asthmatic kids

07/13/2009 | Yahoo!

Children with asthma and sleep-disordered breathing had worse overall behavior compared with asthmatic children who did not have any sleep difficulties, U.S. researchers reported. The study, published in Pediatrics, included 194 children with asthma, ages 4 to 10. The research found that one-third of the children had SDB and most of those had much worse behavioral problems than the children without sleeping difficulties.

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