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Can Snoring Be Fatal?

If you sleep next to your partner at night and you can’t stand the sound of their loud snores, you aren’t alone. Millions of Americans experience heavy snoring each night, whether it is coming from their own nose or the sound is being made by their family member. Either way, … Read more

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What Makes Snoring Worse?

Everyone snores at some point in their lives. It may only happen when you have a head cold or after a night out with friends, but about one-quarter of the adult population snores regularly. Even if it doesn’t wake you, your snoring will prevent you from achieving restful sleep. If … Read more

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Snoring and Your Partner’s Mental Health

It is recommended that adults get at least seven to nine hours of sleep each night. While this is highly difficult due to the hustle and bustle of modern-day life. This is especially true if you have a stressful career or a large family. On top of the day-to-day issues … Read more

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What Causes Snoring?

Snoring is one of the most grating habits a person can have. It disturbs the snorer’s sleep, as well as their partner’s, leaving both parties feeling unrested and understandably crabby. Fortunately, we actually know quite a bit about what causes snoring. What Causes Snoring? This information, provided by decades of … Read more

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Does Pollution Make You Snore?

We all know that pollution is bad for our lungs, bad for our skin, and even bad for our hearts. It’s a complicated issue that can’t be solved overnight. In the meantime, the vast majority of Americans are breathing polluted air daily. For those in urban areas, the concentration is … Read more

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Will Sleeping on your Side Prevent Snoring?

As with most medical questions, the answer here is complicated. A New York Times article discussing a sleep study reported that 54% of participants were positional snorers, indicating that they only snored while laying on their backs. However, that still leaves a full 46% who also snored while sleeping in … Read more

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How to Stop Snoring and Keep Your Sanity in Bed

The causes of snoring are varied. Your weight, health, allergies, and even alcohol consumption can lead to snoring. However, it’s pretty simple in terms of your anatomy. According to the Mayo Clinic, the muscles in your mouth relax as you fall asleep. In some cases, they relax to a point … Read more

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Should You be Worried About Your Kid’s Snoring?

Snoring is a condition that occurs during sleep, where vibrations are produced in the throat due to partial clogging of air flow. Most people experience some occasional snoring, and many people suffer from more severe snoring. If you are a parent and your child has begun to snore more frequently, … Read more

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Signs You May Have Sleep Apnea

Do you snore in your sleep? Do you feel restless and breathless during the day? Does your partner show concern for your health while you sleep at night? These symptoms and more may be a sign that you are struggling with sleep apnea. At the office of Sleep MD, we … Read more

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