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Sleep Disorders In Kids

Sleep disorders don’t just affect adults, they even affect kids. Sleep disorder for kids, if left untreated, can have a variety of different negative effects on their health, learning, and social life. Sleep disorders affect kids at any age, from newborn to toddler and even through high school. What are some of the most common sleep disorders children suffer from? They include insomnia, obtrusive sleep apnea, and night terrors. Insomnia is when your child’s sleep cycle is not right, such as your child is having trouble falling asleep, can’t stay asleep, or is waking up too early. Sleep anxiety may be linked to insomnia or your child might have a variety of other causes such as stress or pain. Many kids suffer from night terrors, which causes your child to suddenly wake up from sleep screaming or crying and feeling very agitated.

Certain sleep disorders for kids tend to go away with age but it can take some time. If you visit Sleep Services of Maryland we can find the root of the cause and treat it. We have treated a variety of different sleep disorders for patients ranging from kids to adults so you have nothing to worry about. If you have any more questions about the services we provide or what we can do for your child please do not hesitate to call and ask.

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