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My Partner Snores...What Do I Do?

Posted by Darian Dozier on Dec 14, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Nothing can disrupt your sleep like loud snoring. The worst is when the snoring isn't even coming from you! If you have a partner who snores very loudly, this can be a source of conflict for both you. They feel like you're nagging them and you feel like you can't get any sleep because of the one man band you sleep next to.

It's normal to feel frustrated by a snoring partner. Getting low-quality sleep that is often interrupted by your partner's loud noises can cause a lot of irritation, mostly due to the fact that you are sleep-deprived. Regardless how long you think you slept, having low quality sleep due to a snoring partner is the same as getting a couple hours of quality sleep - it's just not enough. But, before you spazz on your partner or get ready to call it quits, here is a little more context on your partner's snoring and what they can do about it.  

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Topics: Snoring

Why Do I Snore? – Causes of Snoring and Ways to Fix It

Posted by Tyler Britton on Sep 27, 2021 2:55:00 PM

Normal vs. Socially Unacceptable Snoring

Does your partner wear earplugs to ward off the blows of your nightly, nasally inhales? Is your snoring the rule, not the exception? Is your snoring a common joke among family members?

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Ways to Tell If It’s Obstructive Sleep Apnea or Just Loud Snoring

Posted by Tyler Britton on Sep 26, 2021 2:55:00 PM

Importance of Just Snoring vs Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Is your or your partner’s snoring the primer for family jokes? Does your loud snoring require come with an “ear plugs required” caveat for your partner? Is your snoring the rule, not the exception?

Chronic, loud snoring may be a bigger personal problem than just a nuisance for other people who have to listen to your nightly nasally noises. In other words, while their sleep might be disrupted, your snoring might be caused by a medical condition called sleep apnea, which can have significant health consequences. Or, maybe you are just a loud, chronic snorer.

Knowing the difference and telltale signs between loud snoring and sleep apnea is important, as identifying the potential problem underlying your chronic snoring is the first step to getting healthy again.

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Topics: OSA, Sleep Apnea, Snoring

Socially Unacceptable Snoring – The Real Reason You Should Care

Posted by Tyler Britton on May 28, 2021 1:24:00 PM

What is the Socially Unacceptable Snoring Threshold (Criteria)

Yes, there’s actually a term for loud, and chronic snoring. Many bed partner are saying to themselves, Finally a term for what I’ve been dealing with for years! There’s normal or periodic snoring, and then there’s the socially unacceptable snoring (SUS) that you might describe as extreme or over the top or embarrassing snoring. Socially unacceptable snoring describes a person whose snoring may fit many or all of the following:

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Topics: Sleep Apnea, Snoring

Ways to Prevent Snoring

Posted by Tyler Britton on May 27, 2021 1:24:00 PM

Underlying Causes of Snoring

There are many things that can cause snoring. If you are able, discovering why you snore is the best way to stop snoring or at least alleviate it. Some common causes of snoring are:

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What Causes Snoring (and How to Prevent It)

Posted by Tyler Britton on May 20, 2021 1:19:00 PM

The Socially Unacceptable Snoring Threshold

What’s the difference between “normal snoring” and SUS (socially unacceptable snoring)? Nearly everyone snores from time to time. Many of us snore with regularity, also called chronic snoring. Chronic snoring isn’t necessarily a problem either – snoring in and of itself is not harmful.

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When Snoring is a Bigger Problem: Loud Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Posted by Tyler Britton on May 16, 2021 1:16:00 PM

When Snoring is a Personal Problem, Not Just a Nuisance

Is your or your partner’s snoring the primer for family jokes? Does your loud snoring require come with an “earplugs required” caveat for your partner? Is your snoring the rule, not the exception?

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Topics: Sleep Apnea, Snoring

How to Stop Snoring

Posted by Tyler Britton on May 13, 2021 1:15:00 PM

When Snoring Becomes a Problem

Does your partner wear earplugs to ward off the blows of your nightly, nasally inhales? Is your snoring the rule, not the exception? Is your snoring a common joke among family members?

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Snoring and Sleep Apnea

Posted by Tyler Britton on May 4, 2021 11:59:00 AM

You've gotten pokes and prods in the rib from your partner in the middle of the night to wake you from sleep. He or she rolls over and groggily moans, "You're snoring again." After months of this repeated ritual, you begin to wonder: Do I have sleep apnea?

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Topics: Sleep Apnea, Snoring

Why Do I Snore?

Posted by Tyler Britton on May 2, 2021 11:57:00 AM

Snoring is a Common Problem

“Honey, stop snoring,” says the wife as she gives her husband a good shove in the middle of the night.

The husband, indignant, rolls over and retorts, “I wasn’t snoring.”

This is a commonly played out bedroom scene that most couples have experienced in the course of their relationship. Some facts about snoring:

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Topics: Snoring

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