Conditions We Treat

The Pediatric Sleep Center is a service of the Pulmonary and Cystic Fibrosis Center at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. We provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment of conditions such as:

  • Sleep disordered breathing (Obstructive sleep apnea, primary snoring, noisy breathing)
  • Apnea of infancy
  • Asthma and nocturnal cough
  • Apparent-Life-Threatening-Event (ALTE)
  • Chronic lung disease
  • Central sleep apnea
  • Obesity hyperventilation syndrome
  • Behavioral problems (bedtime struggles, night wakings)
  • Behavioral and cognitive problems that may be worsened by sleep apnea, such as ADHD
  • Upper airway resistance syndrome
  • Restless leg syndrome
  • Rhythmic movement disorders (periodic limb movement disorder, head banging)
  • Epilepsy or other seizures that may be influenced by nocturnal respiratory problems
  • Circadian rhythm disorders and sleep schedule abnormalities
  • Restless sleep
  • Parasomnias (sleepwalking, confusional arousal, sleep terrors, sleep enuresis and nightmares)
  • Narcolepsy and hypersomnias not due to narcolepsy