Updated: Dec 12, 2019
“What’s the big deal about snoring?” Who can sleep with the sounds of a freight train 2 feet away from your ear?
Spouses of snorers often have to move into separate bedrooms.
Snoring is disturbing and is a major cause of spousal alienation. It is a disruption, an annoyance, even a marriage buster, but It is more than that. It is a sign, a signal, an alarm of a very serious airway problem. Snoring is an attention-demanding WARNING SIGN of sleep dysfunction. Snoring, like pain, should sound an alert to us that there is something more serious to look for under the surface.
We continue to learn about more illnesses connected to Sleep Apnea:
Strokes, Dementia, Depression, Heart Disease, Diabetes Mellitus, High Blood Pressure, Chronic Daytime Fatigue, Motor Vehicle Accidents
Researchers suggested a correlation between sleep apnea and increased cancer risk of any kind. Ref: 2010 American Cancer Society Other serious ailments known to be tied to Sleep Apnea:
With an assortment of health threats like these, all Sleep Apnea related, we need to show more respect to snoring.