An old children's nursery ryhme it's true, but there are DANGERS associated with snoring. Snoring is caused by the narrowing of the airway during sleep. Problem snoring, in which the tongue is completely sucked into the back of the throat blocking the airway, can pose serious health risks. The symptoms of snoring are:
. Gasping, irregular or stopped breathing during sleep
Snoring is linked to high blood pressure, strokes, diabetes, obesity, dementia, reflux, insomnia, COPD (in the form of nocturnal asthma, and impotence.
There are anti-snoring devices that can be fabricated in your dentist's office that will help with this annoying and unhealthy habit. Please call our office today @ 856-772-1133 to discuss which option may be right for you.