Snoring can be a sign that you have a condition called sleep apnea (also spelt apnoea). Sleep apnea is a serious condition that can have an adverse effect on your health. It can make you sleepy during the day, causing fatigue, weight gain, sexual problems, raised blood pressure and frequent night time bathroom visits (amongst other things).1,2 In other words, it can prevent you from enjoying a full, active life.
It's important to understand what could be causing your snoring. If you snore and have any of the symptoms below, it may indicate that your condition is associated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
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