Can one stop snoring?

On #NightTalk, Gugs Mhlungu shared how in the past few years she has begun to snore when she is sleeping.

Her situation came to a head recently when she dozed while having a facial.

Gugs and Sizwe Dhlomo spoke to Dr Alison Bentley, former Head of the Wits University Sleep Laboratory, about the phenomenon of sleeping, and how one can manage it.

Listen to the full conversation:

It's extremely common (to snore), but a lot of people will only snore under certain circumstances

Dr Alison Bentley, former Head of the Wits University Sleep Laboratory

The older that you get, the heavier that you get, the more likely you are to snore

Dr Alison Bentley, former Head of the Wits University Sleep Laboratory

If you snore in every sleeping position, doing something to get you off your back is not going to help

Dr Alison Bentley, former Head of the Wits University Sleep Laboratory

This article first appeared on 702 : Can one stop snoring?


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