Chronic Snoring and Heart Health: Are the Two Related?

Chronic snoring affects as many as 90 million Americans. While the person snoring isn’t the one who will suffer immediately (just ask your partner if you’re a loud snorer!), regular snoring can potentially indicate other health concerns, some of which can be heart-related and severe. In this article, leading sleep and breathing specialist Dr. Schalch… Read More »

The Common Causes of Snoring

Snoring is the deep, vibrating sound caused as air travels past loose muscle and soft tissues in the throat. In some instances, snoring is mild, but it can be alarming for others, especially their partners. Roughly half of the U.S. population occasionally snores, with about a quarter being habitual snorers. Snoring can also indicate more… Read More »

Treatment Options for Adults Who Snore

One in four U.S. adults snores regularly, and 45% are occasional snorers. While snoring can range from mildly startling to frustratingly disturbing, it can have adverse health effects – both for the sleeper and any partner trying to get a good night’s rest next to them (also known as “second hand snoring”).. Fortunately, modern medicine… Read More »

The Three Types of Sleep Apnea, Explained

Sleep apnea is a condition that causes people to stop breathing multiple times per night. An estimated 50 to 70 million Americans struggle with this issue, making it a highly prevalent health concern affecting around 12% of the population. There are three types of sleep apnea, each with different causes and requiring separate treatments. In… Read More »

Is Your Snoring Really Sleep Apnea?

You’ve probably experienced lying in bed countless times listening to your partner snore. And while you may joke about it among friends, the reality is that it’s not a joke. What you’re hearing could be your loved one experiencing genuinely challenging breathing issues. As reported by Johns Hopkins Medicine, snoring is a common ailment amongst… Read More »