Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Otolaryngologists evaluated that snoring occurs in 3% to 12% of children and up to 59% of adults. Snoring is related to obstructive rest apnea (OSA). OSA is a sleep disorder and it causes shallow or may even stop breathing in sleep. There are many kinds of sleep apnea, yet the major affecting apnea is obstructive sleep apnea. The significant reasons for OSA are obesity, narrowed airway, Hypertension, and chronic nasal congestion. The most well-known type of surgery, Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) is an effective solution for OSA.