Snoring can be a serious problem. It is not only irritating to the partner, it also disturbs the sleep. The possible causes can be the structures in the mouth and throat – the tongue, upper throat, soft palate, and uvula – vibrate against the tonsils and adenoids. Other causes may include . Overweight people are more likely to snore, and experts think it’s because the extra fatty tissue compresses the air passages. Drinking alcohol before bedtime is another factor: It causes throat muscles to relax and tissues to sag. And whenever you have nasal congestion from a , you’re more likely to snore, because inflamed tissues and extra mucus interfere with airflow.
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