Engineers Study the Fluid Dynamics of Snoring, Sleep Apnea

Snoring is a problem in fluid dynamics. At least, that’s how one engineer at the University of Virginia is approaching it. The problem is turbulence, so it’s perfectly logical that Haibo Dong, a professor in aerospace engineering, should be able to provide some important insight into the issue. Dong and his students [...]

4 Clues That Show Your Snoring Is Serious

We all know that snoring can be a nuisance to your spouse, roommates, children, or whomever has to share a room with you at night. But it’s also becoming increasingly clear that snoring can actually be a serious health risk. So how do you know the difference? How can you tell whether your snoring means [...]

Why the Holidays Can Make Your Snoring Worse

If you’ve noticed that you’re getting more complaints than usual about your snoring this season, there might be some good reasons for that. Unfortunately, for some people the holidays can definitely make snoring worse. Maybe There’s Just More Ears Of course, you may just be getting the privilege of hearing reports of what [...]

Traffic Pollution Increases Snoring

Snoring is a sleep disorder that has many potential causes. Among the ones that we haven’t appreciated in the past is traffic pollution. Unfortunately, a new study shows that traffic pollution can make a significant contribution to your snoring risk. Compared to Cigarette Smoking Researchers associated with the European Respiratory Society (ERS) realized [...]

Snoring Is More Than Just a Noise

Most people think snoring is just a noise, which is understandable. It’s the noise that keeps you up at night, the noise that leads to conflicts at night or in the morning. You might think that if you could just deal with the noise, everything would be fine. But that’s not the case [...]