Hearing your partner snore beside you can be irritating. However, it could be more than just an annoying habit, it could be a sign of sleep apnea. Understanding if it’s snoring or sleep apnea can make a huge difference.
Snoring is when air goes through the relaxed soft tissues in your throat. It can be a result of nasal congestion, weight issues, or alcohol consumption. However, it’s often associated with sleep apnea because that is one of the symptoms of that common disorder.
If you are worried you or your partner have sleep apnea, here are some of the symptoms to watch for:
If you recognize any of these signs, come in for an appointment. We can create a custom snore guard that can help your throat from closing and relieve your symptoms.