Help Your Child Sleep Better

Does your child have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? If so, you are encouraged to attend this support group meeting on Monday, August 6, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Parrish Healthcare Center at Port St. John, 5005 Port St. John Parkway (east of the I-95 Port St. John exit). The meetings are held in the Conference Center by the south entrance (near the sleep lab).  

This is a free community service. Please call 321-268-6408 to register. Childcare will be available; subs, chips and drinks will also be offered for adults and children for this meeting.

Kids aren't getting enough sleep! We'll offer parents some sleep solutions! Research shows that getting a good night’s sleep may be the single most powerful predictor of a child’s academic performance. Research also shows that as many as 25 percent of children diagnosed with ADHD have an underlying sleep disorder.  

At this A.W.A.K.E. meeting we will discuss:
  •  How much sleep your child needs to fully realize his or her abilities.
  • How you can get your child into deep sleep fast.
  • How you can adjust your child’s sleep schedule once school starts again.  
Attend this meeting and find out if your child is at risk for poor sleep habits or a sleep disorder. Free Sleep Evaluations are done by a registered technologist.  

One of the most common signs of obstructive sleep apnea is loud and chronic (ongoing) snoring. Sleep apnea can result in depression, diabetes and morning headaches. Sleep apnea also contributes to high blood pressure, which an estimated 50 percent of sleep apnea patients have. The greatest risk from this sleep disorder, however, is stroke or heart attack.  

Everyone (you, someone you know or anyone with a sleep partner) who suffers from the sleep apnea warning signs mentioned above should take these symptoms seriously.
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