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Snoring - What it is


Many people snore but only some snorers have obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA). Studies have shown that approximately 24% of the local population are loud habitual snorers.

OSA is a potentially serious disorder associated with snoring, in which one’s breathing is interrupted during sleep resulting in a drop in oxygen levels in the body. This causes the individual to awaken many times during the night and experience excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS).

Snoring - Symptoms

Snoring - How to prevent?

Snoring - Diagnosis

Snoring - Preparing for surgery

Snoring - Post-surgery care

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