Is Your Snoring Sinus Related?

Snoring… it is not exactly the stuff of sweet dreams. In the United States, almost half of adults snore occasionally, and around one-quarter snore regularly.

That is a lot of restless nights!

Is It A Sinus Infection?

In some cases, a sinus infection could be to blame. When you have a sinus infection, your nasal passages can become swollen or blocked, and that can lead to trouble breathing. When this happens, those ZZZ’s can get a lot louder.

Snoring And Sinus InfectionNot sure whether you snore? Telltale symptoms include:

  • Fatigue
  • Irritability
  • Dry mouth
  • Headaches early in the day
  • Trouble concentrating

Talk To A Doctor

You shouldn’t think of snoring as just ‘one of those things’ that are part of everyday life. This is not true and it really is worth talking to a doctor.

A doctor can help identify the root cause of your snoring. They may find the cause is a sinus infection or something unrelated, like allergies, a deviated septum, enlarged tonsils, nasal polyps or weight problems.

In some cases, snoring may be a sign of sleep apnea, a more serious condition in which your breathing starts and stops while you are asleep (Click here to take our sleep apnea questionnaire).

If you are a snorer, give us a call to see if we can help you put snoring to rest. There is no one-size-fits-all solution, but we’re here to listen and help you find the right remedy for you.

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