A recent study at the University of Louisville, KY which analyzed more than 18,000 surveys completed by parents with children 5-7 years of age, found that about 11% of the children were habitual snorers and that 53% of habitual snorers were boys. It was also revealed that about 27% of the group also wet the bed (only 11% of non-snoring children wet the bed) and that nearly 90% of those who wet the bed are boys. Additionally it was revealed that BNP (Brain Natriuretic Peptide) levels were raised in children who wet the bed, suggesting that BNP may be related to snoring, although a correlation between the level of BNP and snoring was not found.

Peadiatrics 2008 May ; 12 (5) ;e 1208-14

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