Kathmandu. Why do some people snore while sleeping? Especially due to airway problems, the airways become partially blocked, due to which the lungs do not get enough oxygen. In this situation, people snore.
This sound is produced by the vibration of the soft tissue at the back of the throat (uvula and soft palate), at the base of the tongue. Almost half of the world’s people snore at some point in their lives.
Why do people snore?
There is not only one answer. The problem of snoring is also different according to the position of the person. Snoring happens when someone is overweight or when someone is not sleeping well. People snore due to weak nose and throat muscles, insufficient oxygen in the lungs.
All the body parts relax while sleeping. Snoring is the most common at that time. While occasional snoring is normal, regular snoring is a problem.
The problem of snoring often occurs in people who are obese. Obese people tend to snore because their throats are smaller. If the back of the neck is swollen, if the nasal bones are crooked, if the tonsils are large, the problem of snoring is seen. Similarly, people snore even when they sleep after drinking alcohol.
A person who snores loudly may have sleep apnea. Sudden cessation of loud snoring and suffocation or difficulty breathing along with snoring are clear signs of sleep apnea.
Treatment of snoring
What caused the snoring problem? Due to obesity or nasal problem. Is it by sleeping position or alcohol. By finding these causes, treatment can be sought accordingly.
If it is due to obesity, obesity should be reduced. If you are unable to sleep, you should change your sleeping position. Smoking and drinking should be avoided.If this does not happen, there may be a problem in the throat, nose, etc. It is necessary to consult a doctor.
Excessive snoring can be fatal
If you have a regular snoring problem, you should not ignore it. It indicates metabolic syndrome, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease. Similarly, if the child has snoring disease, the nasal bone may be crooked. The structure of the mouth may deteriorate.
If the snoring problem does not significantly affect your life, there is no need to go to the hospital. If it affects your life in some way, you must go to the hospital.
Due to snoring, you may not get enough sleep, you feel lethargic. Lack of concentration. It can disturb not only yourself but also the partner who sleeps with you. In such a situation, treatment must be sought.