The following Conditions are related to Breathing

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  • Infantile respiratory distress syndrome

    Infant respiratory distress syndrome is a lung disorder that tends to affect premature infants. Major symptoms include difficulty in breathing and collapsed lungs, potentially requiring mechanical ventilation or positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP).  Read More

  • Sleep apnea

    The signs and symptoms of obstructive and central sleep apneas overlap, sometimes making the type of sleep apnea more difficult to determine. The most common signs and symptoms of obstructive and central sleep apneas include: Loud snoring, which is usually more prominent in obstructive sleep apnea Episodes of breathing cessation during sleep witnessed by another person Abrupt awakenings accompanied by shortne  Read More

  • Torticollis

    Torticollis is a medical condition that causes your neck muscles to become tight and shortened. It can be caused by several different things, including whiplash, trauma to the head or neck, cerebral palsy, or other conditions. Torticollis can cause pain in your neck, shoulder, and upper back. The pain can be severe enough that it interferes with your ability to sleep or work. The muscle spasms in torticollis may c  Read More

  • Treacher collins-franceschetti syndrome 1

    Treacher Collins syndrome (TCS) is a rare genetic disorder characterized by distinctive abnormalities of the head and face area resulting from underdevelopment (hypoplasia) of certain facial structures including the jaw, cheekbones and nearby structures (zygomatic complex). Craniofacial abnormalities tend to involve the cheekbones, jaws, mouth, ears, and/or eyes. In addition to the various facial abnormalities, affected individuals may have ma  Read More