Sleep Apnea Can Be Misdiagnosed as Attention Deficit Disorder

August 3, 2017 by: Sarah Breese McCoy, PhD Article Tags: ,

About nine years ago, my then 15-year-old son, Philip, began to seem unusually tired much of the time. He was slender, healthy, an “A” student, and never used drugs, but most days after school, he just wanted to nap. At a visit to his pediatrician, an x-ray revealed a sinus infection. I was surprised, since…

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Sarah Breese McCoy

Sarah Breese McCoy, PhD

Sarah J. Breese McCoy is an adjunct professor of anatomy and physiology at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, OK. She was an adjunct professor in the physiology department of Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences from 2002-2015 and did clinical research there in postpartum depression and other areas of reproduction and endocrinology. Sarah and her husband of thirty years, Tom McCoy, have six children, ranging in age from 11 to 27. Sarah also enjoys medical missions, flying, and playing the flute and piano.