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  • Managing sleep apnea when you have SMA

    Posted by sma-news-today-moderator on June 18, 2018 at 10:21 am

    According to a 2016 study published by Sleep Medicine, about one in six young people with SMA types 2 and 3 exhibit some kind of sleep disorder. As the muscles deteriorate in SMA patients, breathing difficulties and trouble sleeping are common side effects.

    Nevertheless, there are ways to manage this so that you or your child can get a better night’s sleep. These suggestions are based on the experiences of other SMA individuals. Check them here: “3 Tips for SMA Patients to Manage Sleep Apnea

    Do you or does anyone you know suffer from sleep apnea? Did you find these tips helpful? Is there anything you would add?

    sma-news-today-moderator replied 5 years, 11 months ago 1 Member · 0 Replies
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