Snoring can worsen heart function, especially in women

On December 2, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

Both snoring and obstructive sleep apnea could lead to earlier impairment of cardiac function in women, according to a new study. A recent study unlocks the health issues linked to snoring. “Snoring” refers to a sleeping pattern in which a person breathes while emitting a snorting or grunting sound. The…

What is a home remedy for snoring?

On March 10, 2018, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,, , With No Comments

Snoring is caused by air vibrating in the upper respiratory tract. There are many recommended snoring remedies, but which are the most effective? According to the National Sleep Foundation 90 million American adults snore sometimes, and 37 million people snore on a regular basis. The causes of snoring are usually…

Snoring and sleep apnoea not just a problem for obese people

On September 26, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Contrary to popular opinion, not all people who suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) are obese. However, a new study from Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and the Prince of Wales Hospital (POWH) highlights that normal-to-overweight patients with OSA likely require a different approach to treatment, which presents a challenge…

Snoring, lack of sleep may reduce breast cancer survival

On May 9, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Women who sleep for shorter periods and experience frequent snoring prior to a breast cancer diagnosis may have a poorer prognosis. This is the finding of a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. Inadequate sleep duration combined with frequent snoring prior to a breast cancer diagnosis…

Persistent snoring in children can harm their health

On March 2, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,,, , With No Comments

New research suggests many parents of children who frequently snore in their sleep do not realize it could be harmful to their children’s health and quality of life. The researchers found around 5% of the children snored persistently on several nights a week. The study – led by…

Snoring in children can affect their health

On March 1, 2016, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Children commonly snore from time to time and that is often harmless. But children with frequent snoring and breathing problems during sleep have an increased risk of having trouble concentrating and learning difficulties. A newly published study from Sahlgrenska Academy shows that many parents of children that snore are…

Snoring: Causes, Remedies and Treatment

On December 13, 2015, Posted by , In Buzz, By ,,, , With No Comments

Snoring is noisy breathing during sleep caused by vibrating tissue in the upper airway.  It is a common problem caused by airway resistance and affects nearly all of the population at some time during their lives. Those who are obese, smoke, drink alcohol, are male or…