THE GREAT THING ABOUT SNORING

 In denial, many people still ask, 
"What's the big deal about snoring?" "Don't most people snore?"
Snoring is disturbing and is a major cause of spousal alienation. 
Who can sleep with the sounds of a freight train two feet away from your ear?
Spouses of snorers often have to move into separate bed rooms and sales 
are up of homes with two Master bed rooms.
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Snoring is, however, the most attention-demanding WARNING SIGN 
of serious sleep dysfunction. 
It is the common denominator in the Sleep Apnea equation.
Snoring, like pain, should sound an alert to us that there is something 
more serious to look for under the surface.

We continue to learn about more illnesses connected to Sleep Apnea:
Cancer
Researchers suggested a correlation between sleep apnea and increased cancer risk of any kind. 
A Cancer study of 1,240 participants who underwent colonoscopies found that those who slept 
fewer than six hours a night had a 50 percent spike in risk of colorectal adenomas, which 
can turn malignant over time. 
Another 2012 study identified a possible link between sleep and aggressive breast cancers.
Ref:  2010 American Cancer Society 

Other serious ailments known to be tied to Sleep Apnea:
Dementia Obesity
Depression
Diabetes Mellitus
High Blood Pressure
Chronic Daytime Fatigue
Motor Vehicle Accidents

 With an assortment of health threats like these, all Sleep Apnea related, 
we need to show more respect to snoring.
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