Snoring can be frustrating – for you, and for anyone in close by when you sleep. Not only is it annoying, but it can also be a sign that you’re not sleeping as well as you should be. The Sleep Apnea Wellness Center has helped countless patients reduce, and many times eliminate their snoring problems.
If yours or your loved one’s snoring has a negative impact on your lives, call us to make an appointment. Read on to find out what could be causing your snoring, and whether you have signs of a more serious sleep disorder.
Snoring is what happens when air flows past relaxed tissues in your throat. This causes the tissues to vibrate while you breathe and makes a harsh, sometimes loud sound.
Here are some of the factors that can lead to snoring:
Snoring is the most obvious indicator of obstructive sleep apnea. Although not everyone who snores has sleep apnea, nearly everyone who has sleep apnea snores.
This is when relaxed muscles block your airway in your sleep. This causes you to stop and start breathing repeatedly throughout the night. This sleep disorder is serious and can be dangerous if left untreated. If you have any of the following symptoms, make an appointment, and seek a diagnosis as soon as possible.
If you have a diagnosis of sleep apnea, you can treat the disorder and prevent snoring by using a CPAP or a customized mouth guard. The Sleep Apnea Wellness Center offers several state of the art, comfortable options for custom dental appliances that adjust your mouth positioning to reduce snoring.
If you don’t have sleep apnea, here are some strategies to try:
If you have any symptoms of sleep apnea or are sick of snoring every night, don’t wait to call the Sleep Apnea Wellness Center. We can help you say goodbye to snoring, and hello to a pleasant night’s sleep for you and your partner.