Sleep Apnea in Depth

Sleep Apnea is a silent killer that strikes in the dark when a person is at their most vulnerable; when a person is asleep. This alone should be enough to make anyone who snores, or even cares about a person who snores to seek out some resolution; find some way to provide relief when sleeping so as not to stop breathing altogether. The term apnea is taken from the ancient Greek use of the word meaning: absence of breathing. Sleep Apn...

The Physical Aspects of Snoring

What needs to happen for people to understand what snoring truly represents is a change of perception; a dynamic shift of what snoring means. The gravity of the dangers of snoring cannot be stressed enough. What follows is an abridged list of physical health issues that are related to snoring. • Sleep apnea • Heart Disease • Stroke • Headaches • Night sweats • Heartburn • Swollen limbs • Weakened immune system • Loss of hearing Remem...

What is So Bad About Snoring?

The whole concept of snoring is somewhat subversive; this is where the largest danger with snoring lies, how innocuous it is perceived by the majority of people. Snoring as word seems harmless enough, and this is a problem. The connotation of the word does not convey the true meaning of the action; when a person snores, their body is in a state where it is being deprived of oxygen and must therefore breathe much harder to force open ...

Snoring: Causes and Amplifiers

As we have already discussed, snoring is a symptom of something else. This symptom manifests in the form of a sound that comes from the inability to breathe easily during sleep. So what causes this trouble? The tissues involved with breathing are not the sole culprit for this bothersome problem. These factors are not gender specific; these are issues that affect men and women, although there are roughly twice as many male snorers as ...

What is Snoring?

Snoring is understood to be any kind of resonant sound that emanates from breathing while sleeping. The crux of the snore is where the mouth and nasal passages meet; this is the point where breathing during sleep causes vibration; otherwise known as snoring. This vibration is due to constricted breathing passages. As tight breathing passages are responsible for snoring, it should also be understood that the more pinched these passage...