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Breath Holding in Children Chiropractic Considerations

Monday, 03 November 2008 16:33

The following paper discusses breath-holding spells (BHS) and defines them as dramatic, involuntary episodes that occur in otherwise healthy children. Although they do not know why healthy children have these episodes, they do relate some breath holding with autonomic nervous system dysfunction.


Rbert Jennette, MD   Breath-holding spells in children: How to distinguish the benign type from serious conditions   Postgraduate Medicine Online May 2002