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Snoring Health

11 Health Risks Of Snoring

Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living

By Madeline Vann, MPH Reviewed by Lindsey Marcellin, M.D., MPH You may think of snoring as a sometimes annoying or embarrassing side effect of...

Is Snoring Dangerous?

Posted 03.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sanjay Gupta, M.D. Snoring is very common -- half of all Americans do it occasionally. It's not necessarily cause for concern, though it can d...

What to Expect At A Sleep Study

Sam Cross | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Sam Cross

A diagnostic sleep study, also known as a polysomnogram (PSG), is a technique used to identify the presence of sleep disorders. At its core, a PSG simply involves connecting a patient to monitoring equipment and recording his or her sleep for a night.

Simple Ways To Stop Snoring

Dr. Jordan Pritikin | Posted 10.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jordan Pritikin

Although it might just seem like a minor nuisance, snoring can actually become a serious problem. It can disrupt someone's sleeping pattern, which can lead to fatigue and dysfunction throughout the day.

WATCH: 5 Ways To Stop Snoring

Posted 03.29.2013 | Healthy Living

Since sleep is of the utmost importance to maintain health and even aid weight loss, it's crucial to ensure you snag those Zzzs. Snoring can be fru...

Is Snoring This Dangerous?

Posted 02.06.2013 | Healthy Living

Snoring was once seen as little more than a bedroom annoyance. But now, research suggests that sawing logs could actually be hurting our hearts. Dr...

Stop Ignoring This Treatable Sleep Problem

Amer Khan, M.D. | Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Amer Khan, M.D.

Snoring is an alarm. In general, the louder the alarm, the bigger the problem. If an alarm is going off, do you ignore it, turn it off or try to find out why it's going off?

Sleep Apnea in Women: More Common Than We Thought?

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Sleep apnea has traditionally -- and erroneously -- been seen as a "men's disorder." The truth is, obstructive sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder among women. And a new study indicates that the frequency of sleep apnea among women may be higher than we previously believed.

Snoring? Guess Who's Listening

Matthew Edlund, M.D. | Posted 10.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Matthew Edlund, M.D.

Snoring is not normal. Markedly interrupting sleep, it's associated with increased heart attack and stroke risk.

Snoring: Nuisance Or Serious Health Problem?

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Whether it's a loud sawing or one of those grating, breathy affairs, snoring can be irritating for both snorer and significant other alike. So irritat...

Snoring And Sleep Problems Could Signal Heart Disease

Health.com | Amanda Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

People who snore loudly, have difficulty falling asleep, or often wake up feeling tired may have more to worry about than dozing off at work. A new ...

What To Do If Your Partner's Snoring Is Keeping You Up At Night

nytimes.com | Tara Parker-Pope | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

After writing this week about the link between marriage and better sleep, I heard from several skeptical readers who were the long-suffering bed partn...

How Happy Is Your Home? 5 Ways To Stop Snoring

Sophie Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

This week we move away from the physical aspects of the bedroom to the more emotional aspects of the bedroom. What happens when you meet a partner a...

Could Your Partner's Snoring Kill You?

The Daily Mail | Jenny Hope | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The rasping, rattling sound effects have been the cause of many a bust-up in the bedroom the following morning. But research suggests that noisy snor...