It is estimated that half of the adult population older than 60 years snores. This article discusses the many aspects of snoring, including impacts on bed partners, the individual who snores, and when and how to appropriately evaluate, diagnose, and treat the perpetrator. The goal is for clinicians to expand their knowledge regarding diagnosis and treatment of the phenomenon of snoring.It is estimated that half of the adult population over the age of 60 years of age snores. This chapter discusses snoring, including the impact on bed partners, the individual that snores and when and how to treat the snorer. The goal is for clinicians to expand their knowledge regarding diagnosis and treatment of patients who snores.
Keywords: Airway resistance; Alternative medicines; Complementary; Oral appliances; Positional therapy; Snoring; Sound intensity.
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