Allergic rhinitis in Children
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.