Many health issues can cause sleep problems. For children who experience symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing, it is often caused be enlarged tonsils. Those children with enlarged tonsils are approximately 3.7 times more likely to encounter sleep disordered breathing. Another medical issue than can disrupt sleep is laryngopharyngeal reflux, although it is generally more prevalent during the waking hours for children. This is a disorder where the gastric juices in the stomach that occur during digestion come back up into the larynx. It is often referred to as acid reflux.
In adults,laryngopharyngeal reflux can sometimes be controlled with lowering your weight a