Syracuse (WSYR-TV) -- Kids and snoring. It seems that when the two go together trouble may follow. That’s according to a new study by “The Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.”
If your pre-schooler snores, a study in the journal “Pediatrics” says it could be a warning sign.
Researchers quizzed 249 mothers about how often their two and three year olds snore. Those who snored more than two times per week had worse overall behavioral functioning, especially in hyperactivity, attention and depression.
The study also found a strong association between persistent snoring and low socio-economic status, being breast-fed for less than 12 months and higher exposure to tobacco.
The authors say parents and pediatricians should screen two and three year olds for persistent snoring to help prevent behavioral problems as kids grown.