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Sleep, snoring....stroke

Scientists warn that, too much sleep and snoring could put you at an increased risk of stroke. Amer...found that sleeping more than eight hours a night, snoring or being drowsy during the day can damage your health. Experts say this means snoring and sleep diso...

A poke to cure your snore

...o reduce vibration and can reduce the loudness of snoring from 11 decibels to 2 decibels.// In the past severe snorers have undergone an operation whereby portions of the soft palate are cut away.But trimming the palate can cause irreparable damage and there have been at least seven deaths in America foll...

New snoring cure

...f men and 30 per cent of women have a problem with snoring - and it gets worse with age. The main problem is vibrations in the soft palate - the area of tissue at the back of the mouth including the uvula, the sides of the tonsils, and the base of the tongue. Surgery that makes this tissue stiffer reduces th...

Snoring could be a warning

...have discovered that breathing problems that cause snoring may be a risk factor. Dr Franklin and colleagues...53 pregnant women. While only 4% reported frequent snoring before pregnancy, 23% snored by the end of their pregnancies. Around 10% of the snoring women had pr...

A unique factor in breathing disorder

... and out of the lungs. Often, it is accompanied by snoring and the person actually stops breathing many times in the night. Lack of oxygen to tissues raises the risk of heart disease and stroke in the long term. Now Japanese investigators have found that obesity and certain facial characteristics make slee...

Children's snoring may indicate a serious problem

...s telling pediatricians to screen all children for snoring because it could be a sign of a serious illness. C...uld refer the patient for more tests since chronic snoring is often a symptom of obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome. Tonsils and/or adenoids that are too big ...

Brain changes observed in people with sleep apnoea

...way obstruction. Sleep apnoea is often linked with snoring and, naturally, causes daytime sleepiness. It may also be a risk factor for heart disease and stroke. Researchers in the US have studied brain images from a group of 20 patients with sleep apnoea, comparing them with those from 20 healthy individua...

Snoring Linked To Headaches

In a recent study which examined the snoring habits of people with headaches, a link was establ...e findings is needed to determine the link between snoring and chronic daily headache. The headaches could be causing the snoring, or the snoring could be caus...

Snoring May Be Sign of Asthma in Kids

... Chest, suggest it may be appropriate to treat the snoring first, says one of the study's co-authors. "Night...ldren, but the findings suggest that in some cases snoring may be causing the coughing.Although snoring may raise the risk of night cough even in children who ...

Oral examination may not predict relationship between snoring and sleep disturbance

...oral examination may not foretell much relation to snoring and sleep disturbances in patients.// Earlier pa... apnea syndrome (OSAS) have mostly been related to snoring in their sleep. And so snoring was known as one of the predictors of OSAS. OSAS, also known as the...

Diagnosing Sleep Apnea By Overnight Sleep Testing Method

...ers say people who go to the doctor complaining of snoring // shouldn't expect to receive a diagnosis of obst...can be used to distinguish patients with OSAS from snoring patients say overnight sleep testing should be done for patients suspected of having sleep apnea....

Eating wrong foods may cause heartburns at night

...drink consumption, insomnia, hypertension, asthma, snoring and daytime sleepiness, and usage of benzodiazepines to be certain predictors of heartburn during sleep. This may mean that people with sleep apnea or sleeping disorders can also be at a risk of having heartburns....

Children who snore may be hyperactive by nature

...ublished their findings on strong links between // snoring in childhood and having ADHD, have come up with th... have continued over the four years along with the snoring problem. The problem of hyperactivity had also been associated with children who suffered from sle...

Laughter – best medicine to good healt

...easing the body's immune power. The book says that snoring is caused by illness of the soft pallet in the throat. As laughter provides enough exercise to the soft pallet, it helps control snoring. The book says that when a person laughs the cortex of the brain becomes active. This part sends happiness signa...

A Cheap Device to Stop Snoring from New Zealand

...on, not to mention the strife and misery caused by snoring partners. Orthodontist Dr Chris Robertson, a dental sleep medicine specialist, has developed the device named as 'aveoTSD' after eight years of research that make snorers sleep like babies, reports New Zealand's leading news website Stuff. Roberts...

Research Identifies The Causes Of Snoring

...enia had been able to unravel the mysteries behind snoring in humans. The study appears in the August issue o...ere only significant when associated with the loud snoring group, which implies that obstacles in the nose are not responsible for snoring but may amplify the ...

Get Into Bed And Sleep Like A Baby

...on, not to mention the strife and misery caused by snoring partners. The device is like using a dummy that makes the snorers sleep like a baby. It costs only a fraction of expensive sleep masks and can be prescribed by a doctor without the need to visit a specialist. It is similar to buying a new pair of s...

Obesity And Chronic Fatigue Related To Snoring

Research has related snoring with obesity, chronic fatigue, and daytime sleepin.... No universally accepted standard for measuring snoring has been developed. Snoring has been subcategorized into “Primary Snoring”, which occurs without obs...

Reversibility of symptoms of depression using CPAP in patients with obstructive sleep apnea

...n more than 50 times an hour during sleep, causing snoring and pauses in breathing that last as long as 60 seconds. The problem is twice as common in men, and it afflicts more than 12 million Americans, according to the National Institutes of Health. Sleep apnea is usually treated by wearing a mask or using ...

Cheap Indian devices sought to treat sleep disorder

... can flow more freely. This reduces or eliminates snoring and can treat sleep apnea, leading to a more restful night. Sleep apnea is a condition where people stop breathing repeatedly during their sleep. It is estimated that 20 percent of the population anywhere snores, which is a major indication of a dis...

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