Sleep Apnea

Causes, Signs, and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children

child sleeping with sleep apnea

Sleep apnea is a common disease that can affect all ages. Sleep apnea occurs when an obstruction in the upper airway disrupts breathing during sleep. Those afflicted may cease breathing for ten seconds or more. Snoring is the most common indication of obstructive sleep apnea.

Should You See an ENT Doctor for Your Snoring Problem?

man snoring next to irritated woman

Do you know the differences between when snoring is just an occasional annoyance and when it's a potential health problem? Knowing the symptoms of sleep apnea can help you decide whether to schedule a visit with an ENT doctor. Here's what you should know about snoring.