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Children die from OSA Obstructed Sleep Apnea

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  • Posted By: armyranger
  • July 2, 2007
  • 09:48 PM

When I returned home from Iraq in 2004 I observed my child with signs of OSA. Obstructed Sleep Apnea. Three years later and more than eight trips to the emergency room to include at least six trips to the Primary care doctor in 2006 my son still struggles to breath.

In 2007 and most resently in the last eight weeks my son has had OSA, fever, ear infections, allergies, Bronchitus and aggressive disorders from the lack of sleep. His Primary care doctors are simply missing the boat.

The ASAA America Sleep Apnea Association has done studies on Primary care physicians and their lack of knowlegde to identify and treat OSA in its early stages.

I have a video that shows how horrific it is for a child to have OSA. This desease has severe long term affects and prevents a child from natural growth.

If you know people who have this issue have them contact me and lets spear head this to the Washington DC White House. Many children are said to have HTD and in many cases it is OSA which causes many health issues to include diabetes.

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