Snoring is the vibration or respiratory sound that one makes when sleeping. It happens because of some kind of obstruction in the nasal passage. Along with the prominent sound when sleeping, such patients would also have disrupted sleep patterns. This is followed with feeling of being very tired and drowsy all through the day along with lack of attention span.
HOW IS SNORING DIAGNOSED?
The ENT specialist will conduct a physical examination, check the symptoms and study the medical history of the patient. The doctor will further examine the nasal tract, mouth, etc. followed by sleep monitoring study.
HOW IS SNORING TREATED?
While certain lifestyle changes can decrease Snoring, however, some people require medical treatment if the Snoring is related to a sleep disorder.
DID YOU KNOW?
Often, a person’s mouth anatomy can cause Snoring.