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What Causes Snoring and its Treatment?

‘There ain't no way to find out why a snorer can't hear himself snore ’~ Mark Twain

Snoring arises due to obstructed breathing. This can be caused by infections like cold or by an anatomical deformity in the nose or throat. However, the most common cause of snoring is, that the muscles in and around the throat relax too much when we are asleep due to which the opening in the throat becomes narrow and air has difficulty in passing. This turbulent airflow causes tissues of the nose and throat to vibrate and the noise produced by these vibrations is called snoring.
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What Causes Snoring and its Treatment?

It is estimated that 45% of men and 30% of women snore on a regular basis. Snoring worsens with weight gain and age.

Snoring is a sign of troubled breathing during sleep. It can cause sleep deprivation. Breathing becomes irregular due to snoring. There is a temporary pause in breathing while snoring. These pauses can last up to 10 seconds and can be repeated several times during the night. This means that the body does not get the desired oxygen supply during this period and one does not feel fresh after waking up despite a well-rested period of sleep. It may lead to daytime drowsiness, irritability, lack of concentration and sometimes even decreased libido.

It is important to find out if snoring is a primary problem or is related to any other underlying disease.

Snoring may be a sign of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Research shows that people with OSA have an increased risk of suffering from hypertension, cardiovascular diseases and strokes.

Latest research has also associated loud snoring with the development of carotid artery narrowing due to atherosclerosis. Carotid artery supplies blood to the brain from the heart.

Snoring can be a nuisance and disturb another person if he or she sleeps in the same room and deprive them of sleep. Anothny Burgess quite rightly says – ‘Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.’

The treatment of snoring can include non-surgical options or surgical options. It may mean weight reduction, using dental devices or nasal CPAP device. Currently radio-frequency energy or laser also is being used. More importantly a person who snores can follow the following to avoid snoring -

Avoid alcohol before going to bed.

Weight loss.

Quit smoking.

Establish regular sleeping patterns.

Sleep on your side rather than your back.

Take a nasal decongestant before bed to relieve nasal congestion.

Try sleeping without a pillow.
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Snoring elicits giggles and joking, but snoring can be serious - for both snorer and for those who sleep nearby. To stop snoring i can personally recommend a very good product which helps us relieve from snoring. The product is asonor. Asonor nose drops effectively remove the cause of snoring. It is a plain and simple treatment, which relives you of the inconvenience that snoring causes.

youcanbest Friday, July 23, 2010
Snoring is a condition many individuals have and just learn to live with. But in most cases it is treatable. That should come as welcome news to the other person that sleeps with a snorer. Here is help for snoring that will give you a superior night’s sleep. To stop snoring i can personally recommend a very good product which helps us relieve from snoring. The product is asonor. Asonor nose drops effectively remove the cause of snoring. It is a plain and simple treatment, which relives you of the inconvenience that snoring causes.

asonor Friday, July 9, 2010
Snoring happens in all stages of life as said above. I can personally recommend a very good product which helps us relieve from snoring. The product is asonor. Asonor nose drops effectively remove the cause of snoring. It is a plain and simple treatment, which relives you of the inconvenience that snoring causes.In a new independent and comprehensive usertest of 7 anti snore remedies performed on men between the ages of 35 and 50, Asonor was award winning and #1 product overall as well as in the price/performance. This was according to the Scandinavian health magazine Sund Nu.The snore remedies in the test was mouth spray, mouthpiece, nasal strips, pillows and nasal spray. Each of the product was used by the test persons to see which of the 7 products effectively eliminate snoring and enabling a more peaceful night’s sleep. Both the user and the partner responded to each product’s effectiveness level.Asonor was the only nasal spray of the 7 products tested and it turns out that the three mouth spray delivered products scored the three lowest scores.

youcanbest Friday, July 9, 2010
My patient who is already having an untreated deviated nasal septum suffers from frequent attacks of dry cough on getting up from bed. He feels that something is blocking his throat and gets momentary choking of the throat also. He says that his cough makes life horrible for him. He has so far no history of snoring. Could this be a carcinoma of the throat?
rejeemon Friday, May 21, 2010
CPAP is the best solution for OSA and Snoring. I had undergone surgery for the OSA and snoring but to no effect. The operation did not help at all. I then opted for CPAP machine and for the last 3 years I am sleeping peacefully and my body weight has come down gradually.
adil85 Tuesday, December 22, 2009
where can i get this wonder drug?
tors30 Monday, November 2, 2009

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