CBC News reports on the increase in Canadian children suffering from sleep problems due to obesity and how more pediatric sleep labs are needed.

More Canadian children are suffering from obstructive sleep apnea due to spiking rates of obesity, according to two Ontario sleep doctors.

“As time goes on we are seeing a second wave of children with obstructive sleep apnea, predominantly over the age of eight, where obesity is the major factor contributing to their sleep disorder.”

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