The sufferer may not be so badly
affected but snoring has been known to cause such
discord that couples end up getting divorced.
Research shows that habitual and heavy snoring can
lead to Sleep Apnea that may be fatal if not treated
WHY DOES ONE SNORE?
When air flow through the mouth and nose is
obstructed or forced into a narrow path, the sound
that ensues is called snoring.
WHAT OBSTRUCTS AIR FLOW?
Any obstruction of the nasal pathway can cause
snoring such as poor muscle tone of the throat and
tongue that causes the muscles to relax too much,
get floppy and collapse onto the airway.
Bulky throat tissue, such as large tonsils and
adenoids too has the same effect. A long soft palate
or a long uvula that vibrate too much may al so
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ANY OTHER CAUSES?
Nasal allergies such as sinus infection or
deformities of the nose such as a deviated septum
and nasal polyps can also cause a person to snore.
HOW DO I STOP THE SNORING?
If you or your partner is snoring heavily, try these
1. Sleep on your side Sleeping on your back relaxes
the flesh too much and causes it to block the air
2. Elevate the head of your bed Elevation of the
head removes the blockage of the air passage
3. Limit alcohol and medications Both can increase
the relaxation of the muscles and cause it to go
4. Clear your nasal passages Clear air passage means
5. Lose weight Being out of shape cause fatty tissue
build-up and poor muscle tone that can cause
If none of these tips are helping, please consult a
doctor as there may be a serious underlying health