Snoring Causes

6
Last Updated on Sep 27, 2014
Average
4.4
Rating : 12345
Rate This Article : 1 2 3 4 5
RSS Email Print This Page Comment bookmark
Font : A-A+

What are the Causes of Snoring?

Narrowed airways- Snoring occurs when the area at the back of the throat narrows. When air passes through this smaller opening, it causes the tissues surrounding the opening to vibrate, which in turn leads to the sounds of snoring. The narrowing can be in the nose, mouth or throat.

  • Obstruction of the nasal passages- This can be caused by allergies, deviation of the nasal septum, sinus infections, swelling of the turbinates’, or large adenoids (tonsils in the back of the throat). Children with large tonsils and adenoids often snore.
  • Deformities in the nasal pathways- Enlarged tonsils, too long or floppy soft palate, abnormally long or thick uvula can lead to snoring.
  • Old age- The throat muscles become weaker with advancing age. Weak throat muscles cause the surrounding tissues to sag and vibrate.
  • Drugs and relaxants- Too much alcohol or sedation at bedtime can cause snoring.
  • Weight gain- Being 20% over the ideal weight can cause snoring.
  • Sleep posture- Sleeping on the back causes the muscles of the throat to relax and block the airway.

Post a Comment

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions

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.

asonor

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.

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.

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?

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.

Health Topics A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Medindia Health Topics Search

Respiratory Disorders
Premium Membership Benefits

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Doctor Search

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store