Snoring is a loud or harsh sound people make when asleep and breathing through their mouth affecting 45% of all adults. It is generally harmless but can be indicative of other underlying issues.
The best steps for treatment begin with our Sleep Test. That way we can determine what method of treatment makes the most sense for you. The first step to developing an effective and personalised treatment plan is to gather the right information via our Sleep Questionnaire.
Our sleep specialists can help quickly diagnose the root cause of your snoring. We will examine your throat and nasal passage, do a full examination of your medical history, and determine whether you are experiencing sleep apnoea or another condition.
Whether you require clinical treatment or surgery, or simply need to adjust your lifestyle, our team of experts provide ongoing support throughout your journey.
At Auckland Sleep we go beyond managing the symptoms of snoring. Our goal is to address the root cause of your condition to provide long-term relief.Learn about our approach
Snoring is caused by an obstruction in the airway. Air flow can be fully or partially blocked. This can be triggered by several different factors.
If your snoring became worse with weight gain, the most effective treatment could be weight loss. Even when the root cause is physiological, your chance of recovery improves markedly when you manage your weight. Even minor lifestyle adjustments can have noticeable effects. Depending on the results of the camera examination of your throat, there is a range of treatments for snoring.
If the cause of your snoring is physiological, we may recommend minor surgery. Surgeries to alleviate snoring include the following.
Depending on the root cause of your snoring, a physician may recommend adjustments to your lifestyle. Recommended lifestyle changes that alleviate snoring include: