Habitual snoring may be more than just a nuisance. Aside from disrupting a bed partner's sleep, if snoring is caused by obstructive sleep apnea, you may be at risk for other complications, including:
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- Daytime sleepiness
- Frequent frustration or anger
- Difficulty concentrating
- A greater risk of high blood pressure, heart conditions and stroke
- An increased risk of behavior problems, such as aggression or learning problems, in children with obstructive sleep apnea
- An increased risk of motor vehicle accidents due to lack of sleep
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