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ster·to·rous

(ster'tōr-ŭs),
Relating to or characterized by stertor or snoring.

stertorous

[stur′tərəs]
Etymology: L, stertere, to snore
1 pertaining to a respiratory effort that is strenuous or struggling.
2 having a snoring sound.

ster·to·rous

(stĕr'tōr-ŭs)
Relating to or characterized by stertor or snoring.

stertorous

Of breathing, a heavy, coarse snoring associated with a falling back of the tongue.

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Q. In what way snoring is related to ADHD? My 5 year old son snores at night. He has disturbed sleep too and as a result the very next morning he remains sleepy for the day. This makes him tired and he is showing the signs of denial to go to school and make excuses. I have taken him to the doctor for the snoring problem. After some rounds of check up and some tests and with the help of a psychologist he was confirmed for ADHD. In what way snoring is related to ADHD?

A. Sleep apnea (while asleep the person stop breathing occasionally) in children has been linked to growth problems, ADHD, poor school performance, learning difficulties, bedwetting, and high blood pressure. it is a serious matter, if you did a sleep study - it probably shown up if he has it. not all children that snores have sleep apnea.

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He was scheduled to undergo an elective orchidopexy, but on the day of surgery he was noted to have stertorous breathing.
in its liquid aspirants, is indistinguishable from breath, indistinguishable from the noisy nonsense of stertorous breathing.
But after a few moments, stertorous breathing and the rattle of bangles alert me to the fact that I am not alone.
7) Garland himself repudiated the novel as nothing more than "a partisan plea for a stertorous People's Party" and refused to reprint it in the 1922 Border edition of his works.
Occasionally we wade through fields of snow, under whose depths the river is lost for many rods, to appear again to the right or left, where we least expected; still holding on its way underneath, with a faint, stertorous, rumbling sound, as if, like the bear and marmot, it too had hibernated, and we had followed its faint summer-trail to where it earthed itself in snow and ice.
The stertorous mimicry of most nineteenth century colonial poetry has largely been replaced by a few less self-conscious "popular" pieces--such samples continue throughout.
After a breathless pause, during which nothing could be heard except the clink of glasses and the stertorous breathing of the landlord, Flyboy suggested that Dato Star looked nailed on each-way in the Champion Hurdle, while McHurk chipped in, not absolutely invaluably, with: "Don't forget the Irish.