Who is at Risk of Snoring?

Snoring affects 45 per cent of the population from time to time and an estimated 25 per cent of people are habitual snorers. There are a number of reasons how or why a person suffers from snoring.

  • Age

    : Age can be a major factor for Age. The older you get, the weaker your throat muscles become and this causes snoring.

  • Gender

    : Men are more likely to snore than women.

  • Heredity

    : Snoring may be hereditary.

  • Obesity

    : If you are overweight, your throat tissues are less firm and more inclined to vibrate when you breathe.

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    : Person having OSA Syndrome.

  • Person with small jaw or small airway
  • Person with enlarged tonsils and adenoids
  • Nasal blockages caused by allergies or some other reasons like cold limits airflow through your nose. This forces you to breathe through your mouth where more flabby tissue is located.
  • Smoking or drinking or drugs use increases the risk of snoring.
  • Person who use sedative medications
  • When you sleep on your back, your tongue falls backwards into your throat which can narrow your airway and partly block airflow.
  • Person with sinusitis
  • Person with high blood pressure