A Henry Ford research team conducted a study that adds to growing evidence that loud snoring can put you at risk for carotid artery disease and therefore the risk of cardiovascular disease.
The more serious sleep apnea has a long history of increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease, while snoring considered an annoyance.
The study of 913 patients found a thickening of the carotid artery lining in snorers, most likely due to trauma and inflammation from vibration.
Can read the about the research here:
Don’t ignore the snore: Snoring may be early sign of future health risks
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