• Is My Snoring Sleep Apnea?

    by Dr. Geoffrey B. Trenkle, D.O.
    on May 10th, 2016

What Causes Snoring?

Snoring is caused when air cannot flow through the back of the throat and the nose freely. Though snoring can affect anyone, it is most common in men and people who are overweight. The obstruction causes the noisy, vibrating sounds of snoring. The air flow can be obstructed for a variety of reasons, such as:

Sleep Apnea

Learn more about sleep apnea and treating the symptoms.

Author Dr. Geoffrey B. Trenkle, D.O. LACENTA C.E.O.

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