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Snoring During Pregnancy

During pregnancy many changes occur within the respiratory system, which can alter the function of sleep, increasing the likelihood of sleep disordered breathing. These changes might include increased ventilatory drive and metabolic rate and changes in upper airway patency. This may give rise to snoring.

Circulating oestrogen and progesterone levels increase markedly during pregnancy. Additionally an increase in circulating blood volume may give rise to nasal congestion and rhinitis.

In a recent study of healthy pregnant women 23% were said to have snored. However in a comparative study of non-pregnant women of the same age groups snoring was only found in 4% of subjects.

One product that may be of use during your pregnancy may be the Rhynil. This is a natural herbal product with anti-catarrhal properties.

This page is part of the 90 Day Snore-No-More Plan. You may also like to consider the following causes :

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Are you overweight?
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Do you smoke & want to stop?
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Will cause excessive muscle relaxation.
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Can you breathe clearly through your nose?
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Commonly associated with nasal stuffiness.
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A common cause.
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Do you sleep on your back?
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Often transient but could persist.
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Can result in failure to thrive.
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Consider your hormones.
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Loud snoring. Excessive daytime sleepiness?