Sleep Apnea and ADHD

October 27, 2017 by: Pediatrics for Parents staff Article Tags: ,

Sleep Apnea and ADHD

A recent case report described a healthy, normal weight, non-snoring 17-year-old male who was seen by his doctor for four complaints: inattention, fidgeting, frequent sinusitis, and tiredness. The initial diagnosis was attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), explaining the first two complaints, and sinusitis. The tiredness seemed to lessen somewhat when the sinusitis was treated with…

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Article Reference:

Journal of Attention Disorders, 01/16