Friday, October 3, 2008

Got a Dog? Your Kids May Snore Later ...

If your child has any of these experiences she is more likely to snore as an adult:

• Being hospitalized for a respiratory infection before the age of two years.
• Suffering from recurrent ear infections as a child.
• Growing up in a large family.
• Being exposed to a dog at home.

What can you do? If you don’t give away your dear pet (a wrenching thought) - or even if you do - then you could make the air at home much cleaner.

So found Karl A Franklin from University Hospital Umea, Sweden. His research was published in August, 2008, in BioMed Central's open access journal Respiratory Research.

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