You may think of snoring as a sometimes annoying or embarrassing, side effect of sleep. But before you discount your snoring as nothing out of the ordinary, consider this: People whose snoring is caused by severe sleep apnea have a 40 percent greater chance of dying early than do their peers.
If you know you have sleep apnea, or you snore, here are several conditions linked to snoring and sleep apnea that you should know about. If you’re not sure, this should be the wake-up call you need to discuss your snoring with your doctor.
1. Morning Headaches
2. Difficulty Concentrating During The Day
3. Excessive Sleepiness During The Day
4. Sore Throats
5. Chest Pains
6. High Blood Pressure