LEARN THE WARNING SIGNS OF AIRWAY AND BREATHING DISORDERS

EARLY IDENTIFICATION AND PREVENTION IS KEY.

PLEASE CONSULT WITH AN AIRWAY-FOCUSED PROVIDER IF YOU OR YOUR CHILD EXHIBIT ANY OF THESE SYMPTOMS

INFANTS/TODDLERS

  •  Difficulty latching

  • Tongue-tie

  • Reflux

  • Colic

  • Torticolis

  • Irregular sleep patterns

  • Fast breathing

  • Sucking or pulling in under the ribcage

  • Sucking or pulling in between each rib

  • Flaring of the nostrils 

  • Extra noises when breathing in or out or both

  • Recurrent ENT infections

  • Primary teeth are without spacing

  • Non-nutritive sucking habits beyond age 2 

CHILDREN

  • Difficulty falling or staying asleep

  • Restless sleep

  • Arms up over the head during sleep

  • Waking groggy

  • Oral breathing

  • Concentration deficits

  • Hyperactivity

  • Poor emotional regulation

  • Bed wetting

  • Picky eater

  • Sugar cravings

  • Tonsil and adenoid removal

  • Ear tubes

  • Skin conditions

  • Food sensitivities

  • Crowded teeth

  • Cross bite

  • Deep bite

  • Narrow palate

  • Front teeth flaring 

  • Tooth wear

  • Sucking habits

  • Hair pulling

ADOLESCENT

  • Chronic nasal congestion

  • oral breathing

  • Reliance on allergy medications

  • Diagnosis with ADHD, dyslexia, or depression

  • Feeling moody or unmotivated

  • Coffee or excessive caffeine use

  • Extreme sugar cravings

  • Anger or emotional outbursts

  • Poor academic performance 

  • Allergies 

  • Use of Melatonin supplements

  • Orthodontic relapse

  • Grinding and clenching

  • Long face

ADULTHOOD

  • Strong cravings for caffeine, carbs or sugars

  • Chronic fatigue

  • Chronic pain

  • Compromised athletic performance

  • Difficulty concentrating 

  • Poor memory 

  • Diagnosis with high blood pressure, sleep apnea or mental illness

  • Unable to relax 

  • High stress

  • Difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep

  • Use of sleep aids

  • Difficulty managing relationships

  • GI issues, bloating 

  • Food intolerance

  • Many dental concerns