30 - 40% of children in Hong Kong are found to suffer from allergic rhinitis.
Impacts on daily lives of children with allergic rhinitis:
- Nasal congestion leads to poor quality sleep, or even sleep apnea.
- Poor sleeping quality results in chronic tiredness, hyperactivity and learning difficulty.
- Chronic nasal congestion in nose can cause sinus and middle ear infections.
- Chronic mouth breathing can affect the normal development of the teeth and facial structures.
It is not intended as medical advice to any specific person. If you have any need for personal advice or have any questions regarding your health, please consult your doctor for diagnosis and treatment.