Female snoring – a bigger problem than men, the study found
Women have traditionally complained of snoring husbands that prevent them from sleeping. However, scientists have found out that women snore more often interferes with their partners to sleep, writes The Daily Mail. Experts stress that millions of women have problems with snoring, but often theyre embarrassed to admit it.
Investigation 14,000 pairs yielded unexpected results. 30% of men complained of poor sleep due to snoring or coughing its second half. For comparison, did not sleep at night because of snoring husband, only 20% of women.
Cause of snoring is that during sleep a person involuntarily relax the soft palate and uvula. Himself snoring is caused by the vibration of soft tissue hypopharynx. Snore more often obese people often drink alcohol and smoke cigarettes.
Previously, researchers from the University of Essex claim that men are twice as likely to snore and women do not give their pious sleep at night. However, recent research, carried out with the support of the Council for Economic and Social Research, says the opposite. In fact, women are often more difficult to fall asleep and wake up at night.
Thus, 24% of women said that three times a week, have difficulty falling asleep. Among men, the figure was 18%. 26% of women slept badly. Complained about similar problems, only 20% of men. Mostly poorly covered those who worked hard.