Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome OSAS may contribute to ADHD symptomatology in a subset of patients diagnosed with ADHD. Treatment of OSA may resolve impaired attention span. OSAS frequently occurs in children who have hypertrophic tonsils. We will screen and if necessary test kids for OSAS.
this picture shows how tonsils obstruct the airway, cause sleep apnea and impaired attention span.