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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults

Richard M. Tempero, M.D., Ph.D.
What do you think of when you hear the words obstructive sleep apnea? Snoring, fatigue, or a restless night’s sleep may come to mind. As unpleasant as these symptoms may be, obstructive sleep apnea can potentially be life-threatening.
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children

Richard M. Tempero, M.D., Ph.D.
Obstructive sleep apnea is a medical condition characterized by recurrent episodes of airway obstruction during sleep. Approximately 2-3% of children the U.S. have this condition.
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Boys Town National Research Hospital Podcast - Sleep Apnea (04:52)

Do you know someone who snores? As unpleasant as that sound may be, it is the silence that follows, also known as sleep apnea, that can potentially be life-threatening. Learn whom is most at-risk for developing sleep apnea, when to seek medical attention and what treatments are available for adults and children with this common condition.