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Is Your Child a Mouth Breather? Are You?

Posted on 11/19/2019 by Foundation for Airway Health
At this time of year, when the nights are cold and the the heat goes on, there are more stuffy noses and a greater tendency to mouth breathing in children and adults.

For some mouth breathing is more than a seasonal problem - it is how breathing occurs all the time. Mouth breathing has been associated with health and learning problems including ADHD. Recognizing mouth breathing in your child and getting a full diagnosis and comprehensive treatment can change their health, growth and development, and improve how they learn. These articles published a few years ago explain the connection. There is hope! Treatment for mouth-breathing is available from a variety of sources; a collaborative approach for all airway centered disorders produces the best results. Read on for more:

Diagnosing the Wrong Deficit The New York Times

Is Your Child a Mouth Breather? Huffington Post

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