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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    Does the hot weather in Australia exacerbate snoring?

    I've recently moved back to Australia from the UK and my wife is complaining that my soring is worse since we've moved back, could this be because of climate change?
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  • The Sleep Health Foundation is dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of ‘valuing sleep’ as part of a healthy lifestyle alongside regular exercise, a … View Profile

    Nasal obstruction, tiredness, alcohol and sleeping tablets all predispose to snoring. The cold air of an Australian Winter is not that cold that it would cause marked nasal obstruction. So it is more likely that something else in the environment or lifestyle has made the snoring worse.
    Allergic Rhinitis is a prime suspect at this time of the year. Wattle for example is flowering now, and Australian native plants seem to have more irritating and allogenic pollens than those in Europe an North America. For more information on Snoring click here.

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