How long does Caffeine Keep You Awake; Circadian Rhythms and Breast Cancer; And, Snorers Suffer Nerve And Muscle Damage
Happy Sunday everyone, I hope that you are waking up and enjoying a beautiful spring day wherever you are. We are going to get into a lot of interesting topics today, so settle and and let’s get started.
Snorers Suffer from Nerve and Muscle Damage in Palate
As soon as I saw the title of this article I thought to myself, Yup, that makes sense, and of course there is actual data to confirm this, let me explain. Looking at snoring, purely from an anatomical standpoint, we see that as a person sucks in air, it causes a vibration and a snore. This vibration can tear, stretch, and inflame these tissue and nerves, and it can lead to problems swallowing, more snoring (because the tissue becomes looser) and in some cases Sleep Apnea! A study at the University of Sweden, confirmed that early intervention for snoring may have beneficial effects for healing this tissue and prevent sleep apnea. If you want to learn more about your (or your bed partner’s snoring) check out my snoring quiz. Did you know