Causes of snoring


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    • 1.1 Causes of snoring
    • 1.2 Symptoms associated with snoring
    • 1.3 Requirements for Diagnosing Snoring
    • 1.4 Treatment and prevention of snoring
    • 1.5 Home Remedies for Snoring
  • 2 video about snoring


Snoring is known to be a sound coming from the nose and mouth, especially when sleeping, for several reasons, the most important of which are: blockage of the airway, which disturbs the injured, and those around him, where snoring exhausts the respiratory system and makes the victim's sleep disturbed, so many of them seek to find solutions to get rid of it, In this article, we will introduce you to the causes of snoring, and ways to get rid of it.

Causes of snoring

  • Congenital defects in children, such as blockage of the back opening of the nose on one side.
  • Enlarged tonsils or adenoids of a child.
  • Oral breathing in an abnormal way.
  • Nasal stenosis as a result of blockage or warping of the nasal septum, or enlarged nasal oysters.
  • Obesity, because it swells some areas in the airway.

Symptoms associated with snoring

  • Sleep apnea.
  • Heavy sleep during daytime periods, feeling lethargic.
  • Feeling of a sharp headache when getting up from sleep.
  • Forgetfulness, loss of concentration.
  • Hypertension.
  • Involuntary urination in children.

Snoring diagnostic requirements

  • Measure brain activity, muscle movement, abdomen, chest, and eye during sleep.
  • Measuring the level of oxygen in the blood.
  • X-ray and CT scans to get to the location of the blockage.
  • Endoscopic examination, through the nostril.

Treatment and prevention of snoring

  • Obesity treatment.
  • Avoid smoking, and avoid alcohol and sedatives.
  • Changing the sleeping position, because sleeping on the back increases snoring, so it is advised to sleep on the side.
  • Take some types of medication.
  • Surgical treatment by performing tonsillectomy, adenoids during hypertrophy, or plastic surgery to correct nasal septal warp.

Home remedies for snoring

  • Salt spray: put half a teaspoon of salt in half a cup of boiling water, then put it in a spray bottle, then spray three points of it in each nostril.
  • Peppermint oil: Several points of peppermint oil are placed on the finger, then massage the lower parts of the nose, or by making a steam bath, by boiling half a bucket of water, adding a little peppermint oil, putting it in a bowl, then putting a towel on the head , And inhale the water vapor.
  • Ghee: Ghee is slightly heated, then put two drops of it in each nostril, and repeat it daily before bed.
  • Olive oil: Take two teaspoons of olive oil on several sips three times daily.
  • Sagebrush: put several leaves of sagebrush in a bowl containing two cups of boiling water, then leave it until it becomes lukewarm, then gargle with water daily before bedtime.