Some 40% of the population say they snore1— that’s a lot of people who are probably not getting the kind of sleep they need for an energetic, healthy life. And that number inflates significantly when you consider all the partners whose sleep is also disrupted by the loud rumble of a snore.

Key facts about snoring

Loud snoring disrupts sleep for you and your partner. It’s also a sign you may have obstructive sleep apnea. Get the facts.

What causes snoring-resmed

What causes snoring?

When we sleep, our neck muscles can relax so much our upper airway partially closes. This narrowing of the airway causes a vibration that results in snoring.

Benefits of treatment for snoring

Everyone in your household benefits when you take measures to stop your snoring, control your obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and reclaim your sleep.


  1. Ohayon MM et al. Snoring and breathing pauses during sleep: telephone interview survey of a United Kingdom population sample. BMJ. 1997;314:860–3.
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