Snoring is noisy breathing during sleep. It is a common problem among all ages and both genders, and it affects approximately 90 million American adults, 37 million on a regular basis. Snoring may occur nightly or intermittently.
Most at risk are males and those who are overweight. Snoring becomes more serious as people age. It can cause disruptions in your sleep and your bed partners sleep.
Snoring can lead to fragmented and un-refreshing sleep leaving you tired and sleepy during the day. It is associated with cardiovascular problems such as hypertension and increased risk of heart attacks and stroke.