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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

(snor)
1. rough, noisy breathing during sleep, due to vibration of the uvula and soft palate.
2. to produce such sounds during sleep.

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

[snôr]
a harsh, rough sound of breathing caused by vibration of the uvula and soft palate during sleep.

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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The mum-of-two said: "I've snored for as long as I can remember and sometimes it is so loud that I wake myself up.
Among the infants who snored, but did not have arousals, 50% lived in a household were either parent smoked.
They found a higher rate of mood problems in kids who snored.
Parents were questioned about the extent to which both they and their children snored.
Elementary schoolchildren who snored often fared worse academically than their classmates who were not habitual snorers, said Michael S.
Elementary school children who snored often fared worse academically than their classmates who were not habitual snorers, said Michael S.
The data indicate that among boys age 8 and younger, 30 percent of those who snored most of the time while asleep exhibited hyperactivity and attention problems, compared with 9 percent of those who snored a little or not at all.
Almost 13% in the LP group snored frequently and loudly when younger compared to 5% of the children in the HP group.
Overall, 22 percent of children who snored were found to have mood disorder symptoms severe enough to warrant clinical evaluation compared to 11 percent of children who did not snore.
And US soap queen Roseanne, who divorced third husband Ben Thomas in 2002 but NOT because he snored, said the noise was so awful she made him sleep downstairs.