Why Does My Child Snore?

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Continuing our video series, Dr. Jerome Hester explains “Why does my child snore?” Snoring in an adult can be a humorous or societal issue. However, snoring in a young child actually more commonly is a significant medical issue. Snoring occurs when there’s obstruction of the airway, and this leads to narrowing of the airway and … Continue reading “Why Does My Child Snore?”

Can Snoring Indicate Major Health Issues in Adults?

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Continuing our video series, Dr. Jerome Hester explains “Can Snoring Indicate Major Health Issues in Adults?” Although society’s attitude toward snoring is usually somewhat humorous, this can be a major issue for individuals. Aside from the fact that it itself can happen and cause couples not to be able to share the same bed, it … Continue reading “Can Snoring Indicate Major Health Issues in Adults?”

How Sleep Apnea Can Cause Fatal Accidents

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Continuing our video series, Dr. Jerome Hester explains “How Sleep Apnea Can Cause Fatal Accidents.” Recently, the National Transportation Safety Board found that two separate fatal train accidents, one in New York and one in New Jersey, were likely the result of untreated obstructive sleep apnea. It is well known that untreated sleep apnea will … Continue reading “How Sleep Apnea Can Cause Fatal Accidents”

How Sleep Apnea Works

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Continuing our video series, Dr. Jerome Hester explains “How sleep apnea works”. The following is transcript of the video for your convenience: It is normal for humans as they go through the night to dive into periods of deep sleep. During these periods of deep sleep it is normal for the body to go into … Continue reading “How Sleep Apnea Works”