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Snoring: Introduction

Snoring: Snoring noises during sleep. See detailed information below for a list of 36 causes of Snoring, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Snoring:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Snoring. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Snoring

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Causes of Types of Snoring:

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Snoring: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Snoring, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Snoring Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Snoring may include:

  • Weight loss
  • Quit smoking
  • Dental appliances-mandibular advancement splints
  • Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine is often used to control sleep apnea and the snoring associated with it
  • Surgery is also available as a method of correcting social snoring. Some procedures, such as uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, attempt to widen the airway by removing tissues in the back of the throat, including the uvula and pharynx
  • more treatments...»

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Alternative Treatments for Snoring

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Snoring may include:

Stories from Users for Snoring

Real-life user stories relating to Snoring:

Message Boards for Snoring

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Snoring or relevant symptoms:

Snoring: Animations

Snoring: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Snoring may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Snoring

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Snoring: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Snoring

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Snoring: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Causes of Snoring listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Snoring as a symptom include:

Definitions of Snoring:

Rough, noisy breathing during sleep, due to vibration of the uvula and soft palate.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

The act of snoring or producing a snoring sound
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Organs affected by Snoring:

The list of organs typically affected by Snoring may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Snoring

The list below shows some of the causes of Snoring mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Snoring?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Snoring. Of the 36 causes of Snoring that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 7 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 32 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Snoring:

The following list of conditions have 'Snoring' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Snoring:

The following list of medical conditions have Snoring or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Snoring?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Snoring, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

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Classifications of Snoring:

Medical Conditions associated with Snoring:

Sleep symptoms (1476 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Sleeping problems (873 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Nocturnal symptoms (698 causes)

Symptoms related to Snoring:

Sleep apnea (36 causes), Wheezing (764 causes), Difficulty sleeping, Stridor (695 causes), Sleep apnea syndrome, Obesity (236 causes), Airway obstruction (40 causes)

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Medical News summaries about Snoring

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