Snoring is not something we generally associate with children, but up to ten percent of children snore. Should you be worried if your child snores? That depends on how heavy the snoring is. About three percent of children suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome, condition in which the airways become so obstructed during sleep that they are unable to breathe.

What Symptoms Indicate That a Child May Have Sleep Apnea?

Certain types of snoring indicate the need for a visit to your family doctor. The problem may stem from a respiratory tract infection, swollen tonsils, or it could be the … Read the rest

Marriage vows and life partnerships call for absolute commitments that will endure the good and the bad times, as well as periods of illness and health. But when does enough get to be enough with regard to that principle? In many cases it’s when one or other of the partners (or bed-friendly pets) are snorers. Sawing noises in the night have proved to be among the most common causes for relationships breaking up.

Constant snoring by a partner can push a non-snorer to near breaking point if it goes on regularly and for a long period, the raucous noise and … Read the rest

If you think the effects of snoring are restricted only to your own embarrassment and the discomfort of your sleeping partner, think again. Snoring can be your body’s way of literally sounding the trumpet. It could be warning of a serious health problem that you may not realise you have. Loud and regular snoring can be related to various serious illnesses including being a symptom of sleep apnea, a chronic and dangerous sleep disorder. It interrupts your night-time breathing many times every night, causing you to stop breathing for anything from seconds to minutes multiple times during a night’s sleep.… Read the rest

Snoring is a common sleeping issue. Everyone can snore, but some people suffer from it regularly. Not only does the snorer suffer, but the people sleeping with them are also affected resulting in sleepless nights and strained relationships.

Snoring is completely different than sleep apnea. Note that snoring is just an indicator of a much serious condition called sleep apnea. Keep in mind that sleep apnea is a severe sleeping disorder where the person stops breathing during his sleep. If left untreated, sleep apnea could cause high blood pressure and heart attack due to lack of oxygen intake while … Read the rest

Snoring can happen to anyone. However, some people experience it all the time resulting in restless sleep and disturbance to their partners. Many relationships have been strained just because of snoring. Good thing, the solution doesn’t have to be moving in separate bedrooms. Now, there are FDA-approved sleep devices that you can use to minimize, if not stop, your nightly noise pollution.

To solve snoring, we need to look at the source. Snoring is produced by the vibration of your soft tissues when you breathe during your sleep. The tongue and soft tissues in your mouth are relaxed during … Read the rest

Snoring is said to be a problem that you give to another person instead of yourself.  Why? A person suffering from snoring usually don’t have an idea that he has it until someone will tell him about it. If you have a partner, it is imperative that you find a solution to your snoring to help your partner to have a better quality of sleep.

Looking at the manner that you snore can give you an insight on the reason you are snoring. We have indicated some commonly observed snoring types and its probable cause.

  • Open-mouthed Snore – The snore
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Snoring is more common than anyone thought. In fact, anyone can snore. Drinking alcohol or exhaustion can result to occasional snoring even to those who do not usually experience it. It is, however, prevalent in people who are overweight.

Snoring is caused by the vibration of the soft tissues of the mouth and throat while we are breathing during our sleep. The soft tissues in our mouth are relaxed during our sleep that is why they collapse and partially block the air passage.

Several over-the-counter products have been developed to address the issue of air blockage while we are sleeping. … Read the rest

Snoring is often ignored and seen as something normal. However, people sleeping close to snorers may not agree. Snoring can keep your loved one up all night while the snorer enjoys his good night sleep. Unfair, right? No one can judge the seriousness of snoring until you sleep beside someone who snores.

The snorer also suffers emotionally because of the strained relationships due to the simple fact of sleeplessness. Worse, snoring could be an indication of a more serious sleep disorder, such as sleep apnea.

A person suffering from frequent loud snoring should not take it lightly. As mentioned earlier, … Read the rest