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Snoring is a common condition that can affect anyone. Occasional snoring is usually not very serious and is mostly a nuisance for your bed partner. However, if you are a habitual snorer, you not only disrupt the sleep patterns of those close to you, but you also impair your own sleep quality.

Habitual snorers can be at risk for serious health problems, including obstructive sleep apnea.

From: The Basics of Snoring WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Otolaryngology. 

National Sleep Foundation.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 4, 2018

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American Academy of Otolaryngology. 

National Sleep Foundation.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 4, 2018

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