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Are SIDS and apnea related?

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SIDS is not the same as apnea. Many people have apnea and apnea has killed infants. Infants with apnea can be resuscitated. An apnea monitor (AKA cot monitor) can detect when a SIDS victim stops breathing � but remember, a SIDS victim is already dead when that happens.

Note: Infants with apnea usually are placed on apnea monitors for apnea, not to prevent the unpreventable. And many SIDS parents do use apnea monitors on subsequent children � this has mainly a placebo effect on the parents.

No, they are not. You can revive a baby that has apnea if it is not too late. A SIDS baby you can't revive. SIDS is undetectable and you never know when it will hit. With apnea a baby can stop breathing and start again. SIDS is totally different.

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Observation and research suggests that SIDS is most closely associated with what?

Sleep Apnea

Is SIDS or apnea genetic or inherited?

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Who can you contact for more information about SIDS?

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How many deaths are there from sleep apnea?

According to the related link below, "About 14.6 people per 1000 die from sleep apnea each year."

How is SIDS treated?

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How can you tell if your baby has SIDS or any signs of SIDS?

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How many sids does a heptagon?

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In the acronym SIDS what does the you stand for?

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What are the 2 types of sleep apnea?

Central sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea.

When toddlers die from SIDS do they have marks on their heads?

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My neighbor said they were looking into respironics for better health, what is that?

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If you had a child die from SIDS can your granddaughter have the same problem?

No, SIDS is not a heredity or genetic disease.

What is the treatment for SIDS?

There is no treatment for SIDS, only identification of risk factors and preventive measures.

What is a SIDS event?

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Is SIDS caused by colds?

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