The following Conditions are related to Apnea

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  • Childhood obesity

    Childhood obesity can be managed by following certain therapies and weight-loss programs directed by pediatricians or therapists. 1. Therapy for childhood obesity is determined by your child's age and the presence of underlying medical issues. Treatment usually entails modifications in your child's food choices and amount of physical exercise. In some cases, treatment may entail drugs or weight-loss surgery. 2. Chi  Read More

  • Infantile apnea

    Infantile apnea is a disorder characterized by pauses in breathing during infancy. It is characterized by apnea, or cessation of breathing, for 20 seconds or more. These pauses may occur dozens of times per day and can last for several minutes. It is a potentially life-threatening condition that requires immediate medical attention. There is no known cure for infantile apnea, but there are certain medications that can he  Read More

  • Joubert syndrome

    Joubert syndrome is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder that affects the area of the brain that controls balance and coordination. This condition is characterized by a specific finding on an MRI called a "molar tooth sign" in which the cerebellar vermis of the brain is absent or underdeveloped and the brain stem is abnormal. The most common features of Joubert syndrome are lack of muscle control (ataxia), abnormal breathing patterns (hyper  Read More

  • Postanesthetic apnea

    Postanesthetic apnea is a condition that can occur after surgery. People with this condition may have difficulty breathing and may need help from a ventilator. There is no cure for postanesthetic apnea, but it is generally a temporary condition that resolves on its own. Medications may be used to help people with this condition breathe more easily. There is no known cure for postanesthetic apnea. However, there ar  Read More