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snore

(snōr),
1. A rough, rattling, inspiratory noise produced by vibration of the pendulous palate, or sometimes of the vocal folds, during sleep or coma.
See also: stertor, rhonchus.
2. To breathe noisily, or with a snore.
[A.S. snora]

snore

(snôr)
intr.v. snored, snoring, snores
To breathe during sleep with harsh, snorting noises caused by vibration of the soft palate.
n.
1. The act or an instance of snoring.
2. The noise so produced.

snor′er n.

snore

Snoring Sleep disorders A harsh buzzing noise in a sleeper, produced primarily with inspiration during sleep due to vibration of soft palate and pillars of oropharyngeal inlet; snoring ↑ with age; it affects 60% of ♂, 40% of ♀; many snorers have incomplete obstruction of upper airway, and may develop obstructive sleep apnea; it is associated with ↑ risk of HTN, coronary ischemia, CVAs; alcoholism, arthritis, asthma, daytime drowsiness, depression, DM, insomnia, obesity World record A Swede who saws wood at 93 dB Management Isolated snoring needs no treatment; it may be ↓ with a nasal dilator, or surgery to tighten redundant soft palate. See Obstructive sleep anpea syndrome. Cf Sleep disorders, Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty.

snore

(snōr)
1. A rough, rattling inspiratory noise produced by vibration of the pendulous palate, or sometimes of the vocal cords, during sleep or coma.
See also: stertor, rhonchus
2. To breathe noisily, or with a snore.
[A.S. snora]

Patient discussion about snore

Q. In what way snoring is related to ADHD? My 5 year old son snores at night. He has disturbed sleep too and as a result the very next morning he remains sleepy for the day. This makes him tired and he is showing the signs of denial to go to school and make excuses. I have taken him to the doctor for the snoring problem. After some rounds of check up and some tests and with the help of a psychologist he was confirmed for ADHD. In what way snoring is related to ADHD?

A. Sleep apnea (while asleep the person stop breathing occasionally) in children has been linked to growth problems, ADHD, poor school performance, learning difficulties, bedwetting, and high blood pressure. it is a serious matter, if you did a sleep study - it probably shown up if he has it. not all children that snores have sleep apnea.

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"I would encourage people who snore to ask their partner to observe them and look for phases during sleep when they stop breathing for a short while and then gasp for air," Dr.
Phil says I'm quiet for a little while and then let out a 'rip roarer' of a snore. I am exercising at the moment but that's made no difference either.
IF YOUR PARTNER SNORES...BED partners of snorers were woken as often as 21 times per hour, according to one study and the health consequences of long-term sleep deprivation can be devastating.
According to the Mayo Clinic (www.mayoclinic.org), men are likelier to snore or suffer from sleep apnea, a disorder that causes the individual to experience breathing pauses in their sleep, which is a potentially more serious condition.
ESPECIALLY ON YOUR NECK THE size of your neck has a lot of bearing on if you snore, and "if you have been snoring for a long time then it's possible that the blood vessels that supply the muscles that maintain neck and throat tone during the night have been damaged by the excess weight," says Dr Idzikowski.
When a person snores, the noise comes from the vibration of the soft palate and tissue in the mouth, nose or throat.
"Brachycephalic dogs--those with snub or flat noses [Shih Tzus, English Boxers, French Bulldogs, Pekingese, Pugs and Boston Terriers] often snore because their nasal tissue vibrates when the air goes out," says Ursula Krotscheck, DVD, an assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine.
But Snore was quite content until the Clanceys moved close by.
David Gozal of the University of Louisville (Ky.) and his colleagues compared the frequency of recurrent otitis media (ROM) and the need for tympanostomy tube placement in school-aged children who snored versus those who did not snore. The researchers presented their findings in a poster at the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies.
She sniffed that dog from head to foot to find a telltale sign; then she raked her fishhook claws down Old Snore's bony spine.
has expanded its lineup of products for people who snore.
(OTCBB:MGEN), Boca Raton, Fla., manufacturers of the national brands Snorenz(R), snore relief throat spray and Good Nights Sleep(R), sleep aid throat spray, has received an initial order from its Australian distributor, Aurora Pharmaceuticals, Pty Ltd for 20,000 Units of its snoring relief formula marketed in the United States as Snorenz(R).