Snoring

Snoring is common: 1 in 3 men snore regularly and this percentage increases with age.1

The overall prevalence of snoring amongst adults is 34,6%.1

Key facts about snoring

Snoring can have a disruptive effect on your patients’ lives. They’re often not the first to realise they have a problem: rather, it’s their bed partner who complains.

Why do some patients snore?

Both snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) have a common origin: the obstruction of the upper airway caused by the relaxation of muscles in the neck.

Treatment options for snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea

Treatment options for snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea

ResMed has treatment options for throat snorers who have sleep apnoea, as well as for throat snorers who don’t.

About oral appliances

Oral appliances can be used to stop snoring, and are a clinically-proven alternative2 to mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA).

References

  • 01

    Teculescu D & al. Habitual snoring. Prevalence and risk factors in a sample of the French male population. Revue des Maladies Respiratoires, 2007 Mar, 24(3 Pt 1):281-7.

  • 02

    Vecchierini MF & al. A custom-made mandibular repositioning device for obstructive sleep apnoea-hypopnoea syndrome: the ORCADES study. Sleep Med. 2016 Mar;19:131-40. doi: 10.1016.