12 things you need to know if you or your partner snore too much
From sleep apneoa, being overweight, to whether you lie on your back, there are many factors that can cause excessive snoring. In fact, snoring is common. An estimated 45 per cent of adults snore occasionally, and one in four are chronic snorers. If your partner’s snoring is driving you crazy, read on.
There are many causes of snoring
That buzz-saw sound is caused by loose, floppy tissues in your throat, tongue and palate vibrating and slapping together. Nasal congestion, being overweight, drugs, alcohol and a deviated septum can all compress the airway, making the vibrations stronger.
Snoring could hurt your marriage
One British survey found that 12 per cent of respondents cited snoring as a reason for divorcing a spouse.