Aine, five, is one of just 60 people in the UK to suffer from Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome (CCHS), a condition of the central nervous system where her body stops automatically controlling her breathing when she falls asleep.
What does CCHS stand for?
CCHS stands for Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome
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- Clarke County High School (Berryville, Virginia)
- Clay County High School (various locations)
- Cleveland Clinic Health System
- Clinch County High School (Clinch County, GA)
- Clinton County Historical Society (Clinton, IA)
- Coconut Creek High School (Florida)
- Colchester County High School (UK)
- College of Community Health Sciences (University of Alabama)
- Colorado Celtic Harp Society
- Concord-Carlisle High School (Concord, MA)
- Contra Costa Health Services (California)
- Cooper City High School (Cooper City, FL)
- Copenhagen City Heart Study (Denmark)
- Council of Community Health Services
- Crawford County High School (Indiana)
- Cross Country Home Services (Sunrise, FL)
- Culver City High School (California)
- Cumberland County High School (various locations)
- Cumberland County Historical Society (Pennsylvania)
- Currituck County High School (North Carolina)
Samples in periodicals archive:
SERIOUS SLEEP DISORDER CAN BE FATAL * Congenital Central Hypoventilation syndrome can affect the sufferer from birth or develop through severe neurological trauma or damage to the brainstem.
This basic science information has to be used rapidly in order to determine whether glial dysfunction contributes to serious disorders of central control of breathing underlying Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and/or congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (Ondine's curse).
Maryann needs round-the-clock care, even when she is sleeping, as the congenital central hypoventilation syndrome she suffers from means she could stop breathing at any moment.
Her son Samuel, six, spent nine-months in the University Hospital ofWales suffering with Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome, where his body forgets to breathe, especially at night.
CONGENITAL central hypoventilation syndrome is a rare neurological disorder.
ABOUT THE SYNDROME CONGENITAL central hypoventilation syndrome is a rare neurological disorder which people are born with.
It's also known as congenital central hypoventilation syndrome.