Sleep Disorders
All About Sleep Disorders
Who is Affected By Sleep Disorders
Who Treats Sleep Disorders
What Happens At A Sleep Lab
Types of Sleep Disorders
Sleep Apnea
What is Sleep Apnea
What Causes Sleep Apnea
Treating Sleep Apnea
Sleep Apnea in Children
What is Insomnia
What Causes Insomnia
Treating Insomnia
Sleep Walking
What is Sleep Walking
What Causes Sleep Walking
Treating Sleep Waking
Hypersomnia: Daytime Sleepiness
What is Hypersomnia
What Causes Hypersomnia
Treating Hypersomnia
Sleep Paralysis
What is Sleep Paralysis
What Causes Sleep Paralysis
Treating Sleep Paralysis
REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
What is REM Sleep
What Causes REM Sleep
Treating REM Sleep
What is Narcolepsy
What Causes Narcolepsy
Treating Narcolepsy
Restless Leg Syndrome
What is Restless Leg Syndrome
What Causes Restless Leg Syndrome
Treating Restless Leg Syndrome
What are Nightmares
What Causes Nightmares
Treating Nightmares
What is Snoring
What Causes Snoring
Treating Snoring
Sleep Deprivation
What is Sleep Deprivation
What Causes Sleep Deprivation
Treating Sleep Deprivation
Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders
What are Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders
What Causes Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders
Treating Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders
Dentistry and Sleep Disorders
Dentists’ Role in Managing Sleep Disorders
Dental Treatments for Sleep Disorders
Advantages of Dental Treatments
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Snoring can best be described as making a harsh snorting sound during sleeping. 45% of adults snore. Snoring is a very common thing. Snoring has been linked to Sleep Apnea.  Snoring is not always a bad thing, but could be linked to a sleeping disorder. If you feel like your snoring is keeping another person awake or wakes you up at night, there are many treatments that you may want to consider.

What is Snoring

Snoring is a common sleep disorder that is best described as a harsh snorting sound during sleep.  Snoring affects 45% of adults, and is most prevalent among men and people who are overweight.  Occasional snoring is not a serious problem, but the 25% of adults who are characterized as habitual snorers often suffer from other sleep disorders.  

Snoring can best be described as making a harsh snorting sound during sleeping

What Causes Snoring

Snoring is caused by a number of factors, including the structure of your nose, mouth and throat that lead to the obstruction of airflow during sleep.  This may occur due to obstructed nasal passages from allergies or sinus infections. Nasal deformities, poor muscle tone in your tongue and throat, a long uvula or a bulky soft palate are other conditions that might contribute to snoring and associated sleep disorders

Treatments for Snoring

If you suffer from the sleep disorder snoring, you can make progress to eliminating snoring by changing your sleeping habits. Establishing a regular sleep schedule promotes better sleep and can decrease the chance of snoring. There are also some minor adjustments you can make to your sleeping environment that can lessen snoring



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