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?
A general physician will conduct a physical examination along with evaluating your medical history to diagnose the causes of snoring. Imaging tests and sleep study will help with further investigation.
HOW IS SNORING TREATED?
Apart from lifestyle changes, the doctors may advise the use of dental devices or if the patient is suffering from sleep apnea then weight programs implanted device Inspire and continuous positive airway pressure therapy is recommended. As per requirement, the doctor might also suggest somnoplasty and other surgical procedures.
DID YOU KNOW?
Often, a person’s mouth anatomy can cause Snoring.