Funke Afolabi-Brown, MD

Sleep Medicine

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Sleep Medicine

Pediatric Pulmonology

Pediatrics

Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Assistant professor of Clinical Pediatrics . Board certified in pediatric pulmonary medicine and pediatric sleep disorders. Involved in program development and curriculum development for trainees and actively engaged in mentorship for the next generation. Passionate about improving patient care through an individualized approach while promoting overall well being for her patients and their families. http://radiatebrilliance.com/

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania

  • St Christopher's Hospital for Children

  • Maimonides Infants and Childrens Hospital

  • University of Ibadan ,Nigeria

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Pulmonology

  • Sleep Medicine

  • Pediatrics

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Sleep Apnea, Narcolepsy, Insomnia, Asthma

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Videos

Pediatric Sleep Apnea – Surgery

If child has a lot of symptoms of sleep apnea, they will need treatment to avoid complications. Treatment of pediatric sleep apnea depends on the cause. In children that have enlarged tonsils and adenoids, the...

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Videos

Pediatric Sleep Apnea – Diagnosis

If you suspect your child has sleep apnea, contact the pediatrician, who will perform a detailed history and physical exam. The pediatrician may order a sleep study and frequently will refer you to a sleep...

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Videos

Pediatric Sleep Apnea – CPAP

For children who have persistent sleep apnea after surgery, or if surgery is not indicated, treatment options include the use of a sleep apnea machine called C-PAP. C-PAP is a device that pushes air to...

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Pediatric Sleep Apnea – Symptoms

Some common symptoms of sleep apnea in kids include snoring, mouth breathing, pauses, coughing, choking, or difficulty breathing. They can also have excessive sweating or restless sleep, and some can present with sleep terrors as...

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Videos

Pediatric Sleep Apnea – Overview

Sleep apnea in kids is defined as repeated episodes of complete or partial airway closure that occurs during sleep and affects their breathing and their sleep patterns. This condition is seen in all age ranges...

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Pediatric Sleep Apnea – Medication

Children can have snoring that’s caused by colds or allergies. These can improve over time. Sometimes children can outgrow very mild forms of sleep apnea. There are no natural remedies to cure sleep apnea in...

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Videos

Pediatric Sleep Apnea – Causes

The most common cause of sleep apnea in kids include enlarged tonsils and adenoids. Other causes include obesity, low muscle tone and abnormal structures in the face, such as a deviated septum or nasal polyp...

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Blog

Sleep and Wellness: Quality of Life

Sleep is needed for humans to exist. All organisms from the fruit fly to the zebrafish to human beings sleep. It is an essential part of life similar to food, water and air. Sleep occupies...

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Videos

Pediatric Sleep Apnea – Surgery

If child has a lot of symptoms of sleep apnea, they will need treatment to avoid complications. Treatment of pediatric sleep apnea depends on the cause. In children that have enlarged tonsils and adenoids, the...

Watch and Share

Videos

Pediatric Sleep Apnea – Diagnosis

If you suspect your child has sleep apnea, contact the pediatrician, who will perform a detailed history and physical exam. The pediatrician may order a sleep study and frequently will refer you to a sleep...

Watch and Share

Videos

Pediatric Sleep Apnea – CPAP

For children who have persistent sleep apnea after surgery, or if surgery is not indicated, treatment options include the use of a sleep apnea machine called C-PAP. C-PAP is a device that pushes air to...

Watch and Share

Videos

Pediatric Sleep Apnea – Symptoms

Some common symptoms of sleep apnea in kids include snoring, mouth breathing, pauses, coughing, choking, or difficulty breathing. They can also have excessive sweating or restless sleep, and some can present with sleep terrors as...

Watch and Share

Videos

Pediatric Sleep Apnea – Overview

Sleep apnea in kids is defined as repeated episodes of complete or partial airway closure that occurs during sleep and affects their breathing and their sleep patterns. This condition is seen in all age ranges...

Watch and Share

Videos

Pediatric Sleep Apnea – Medication

Children can have snoring that’s caused by colds or allergies. These can improve over time. Sometimes children can outgrow very mild forms of sleep apnea. There are no natural remedies to cure sleep apnea in...

Watch and Share

Videos

Pediatric Sleep Apnea – Causes

The most common cause of sleep apnea in kids include enlarged tonsils and adenoids. Other causes include obesity, low muscle tone and abnormal structures in the face, such as a deviated septum or nasal polyp...

Watch and Share
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Sleep and Wellness: Quality of Life

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