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How can alcohol make your snoring worse?

Updated on March 19, 2013

Alcohol and snoring

Alcohol is proven bad for snorers.
Alcohol is proven bad for snorers.

How alcohol can make your snoring worse

Alcohol has always been a drink that can be dangerous if large quantities are consumed and it can cause the body to have problems which can end up being severe. Snoring normally occurs in the adult population and 20% of the world's adult population has the problem of snoring out loud. This is why lots of snoring cure have been developed and found.

The main factors that effect snoring are:

  • Being overweight
  • Growing older
  • Gender
  • Drinking alcohol
  • Smoking

Alcohol is one of the main reasons of adults gaining snoring habits. Drinking alcohol is a direct effect to smoking because the alcohol consumed relaxes the muscles of the throat and causes airway collapse which is known as the cause for snoring.

The tissues in the throat become much more floppy as alcohol is consumed. If this is not considered but the person then this can cause an even more severe problem where episode of apnea takes place making the snorer unable to breath for short period of time until they partially wake up to realize their system has less oxygen. This series of event can also lead to you being much more tired and stressed out.

Alcohol drinking to the best can really increase snoring habits to the worst making it much louder and cause less oxygen reaching the body. This can be dangerous in many ways because the body becomes unhealthy and tired and you would already find it tough at work.

In conclusion if you are a heavy drinker of alcohol consider how much of it you drink and the big effect it would have on your snoring, try your best to avoid alcohol to have a life free of snores and to stop snoring completely. This is one top tips to snoring cure. I think that alcohol is already a silent killer and it is very destructive to the human body so I recommend that alcohol should be avoided at all instances. Staying healthy is the key part of our lives and it’s our responsibility to keep it.


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      ameliehub 8 years ago from UK

      I hate snoring as weel as alcohol. Now i have one more reason to hate both.