Snoring, often dismissed as a mere annoyance to you and those around you, can point to underlying health issues such as obstructive sleep apnea, which can lead to serious medical complications if left untreated. We understand the impact that chronic snoring can have on your quality of life and those around you. Our NJ ENT team of experienced specialists is committed to providing the best care for your specific needs. Our goal for snoring treatment is to help you achieve restful, uninterrupted sleep and improve your overall well-being.

Snoring Causes

Snoring occurs when the flow of air through the mouth and nose is partially obstructed during sleep, leading to vibration of the tissues in the airway. Several factors can contribute to this obstruction, including:

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA): OSA is a common cause of snoring. The upper airway is partially or completely obstructed during sleep. This obstruction can cause pauses in breathing, disrupted sleep, and decreased oxygen levels.
  • Anatomy: Certain anatomical features, such as a deviated septum, enlarged tonsils or adenoids, or a large tongue or uvula, can narrow the airway and increase the likelihood of snoring.
  • Alcohol and Sedatives: Alcohol and certain medications before bedtime can relax the muscles in the throat and tongue, causing increased snoring.
  • Nasal Congestion: Conditions such as allergies and sinus infections can cause nasal congestion, making it more difficult to breathe through the nose. This increases the likelihood of mouth breathing and snoring.
  • Smoking: Smoking irritates the tissues in the nose and throat, leading to inflammation and swelling, which can contribute to snoring.

Understanding the underlying cause of snoring is necessary to develop an effective treatment plan designed for you. If snoring is persistent or accompanied by other symptoms, such as gasping for breath during sleep, it’s important to contact a healthcare professional.

Snoring Symptoms

Snoring is often accompanied by other symptoms. These can be from the snoring, or it could lead us to the cause. It is important to note your other symptoms to discuss with your doctor. Here are some other symptoms associated with snoring:

– Excessive sleepiness during the day

– Choking or gasping during sleep

– Waking up frequently during sleep

– Dry mouth and sore throat

– Restless sleep or insomnia

– Morning Headaches

Snoring Treatment

Snoring treatment starts with understanding the cause and severity of it. Sometimes guidance on sleep positions is enough to help. Other times, surgery is needed if the snoring is not responsive to other treatments. Some sleep apnea treatments include continuous positive airway pressure, which is a machine designed to constantly circulate airflow, and oral devices that can help reposition the jaw and tongue while you sleep. For nasal congestions, nasal sprays and steroid sprays are often prescribed. Make sure to receive the instructions and care from a medical professional to ensure the best possible outcome.

How We Can Help

The NJ ENT team has performed thousands of procedures and has the experience to provide you with exceptional care. We use the latest technology and techniques to ensure that you receive the best possible outcome. Our doctors are experts in their field specializing in ear, nose and throat disorders and the related procedures and surgeries.

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