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 can be a major factor for Age. The older you get, the weaker your throat muscles become and this causes snoring.
: Men are more likely to snore than women.
: Snoring may be hereditary.
: 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