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Snoring

Snoring & Sleep Disorders

Forty-five percent of normal adults snore at least occasionally, and 25 percent are habitual snorers. Problem snoring is more frequent in males and overweight persons, and it usually grows worse with age. What Causes Snoring?

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Investigations / Sleep Studies

To accurately determine whether you are a Simple snorer or have underlying “Obstructive sleep apnoea” we may recommend a “sleep study”.

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Non surgical treatment

For mild forms of snoring caused by swelling of the lining of your nose, a doctor may prescribe an inhaled steroid preparation.

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Surgical Treatment

Surgical solutions to snoring, if appropriate will need to be tailored to each individual patients problem. This judgement will need to be made following a detailed consultation and sometimes with the help of further investigations.

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Coblation Assisted Snoring Surgery

What is it? Coblation is an advanced technology that quickly and effectively removes and shrinks soft palate tissue and bulky tissue of the tongue base using gentle radio frequency energy and natural saline. Coblation is not a heat-driven process. As a result, surrounding healthy tissue is preserved allowing for a fast and easy recovery.