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Snoring

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Introduction
Snoring is when a person makes a snorting or rattling noise while they are asleep due to the vibration of soft tissue in the mouth, nose or throat. .
Symptoms of snoring
Snoring is where you make a noticeable sound when you breathe in during sleep.
Causes of snoring
Snoring is caused by the vibration of the soft tissue in your head and neck as you breathe in.
Diagnosing snoring
If you regularly snore, you may want to visit your GP for a consultation.
Treating snoring
It is sometimes possible to treat snoring with lifestyle changes, but further treatment is also available if these don't help.
'My snoring wakes me up'
Stephanie Chewter says her snoring is so loud she wakes up herself, her partner and their two children. She knows if she loses weight that will help.