Cosmetic Surgical Procedure - Pillar Procedure to prevent snoring, sleep apnea

palate surgery procedure (Pillar procedure) cures snoring sleep apnea

What causes snoring? And how do you stop snoring?

Snoring is caused by the vibration of tissue in the upper airways of the head (the soft palate, nose and the back of your throat). It is typically the soft palate, which is the primary cause of snoring

One in four people suffer from chronic snoring and can be unaware of the problem themselves. Aside from interrupted sleep suffered by the snorer, It is a snorer's partner can also end up suffering sleep loss. Because sleep is interrupted so frequently, it isn't deep and restful. As a result, sufferer's can be irritable and even unsafe at the wheel while driving. Sleep deprivation can also affect the immune system and contribute to low energy, decreased productivity and confused thinking. Chronic snoring can also be a sign of a other serious health problems such as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Aside from the physical effects of snoring it can also contribute to tensions in personal relationships where a partner's sleep is also affected.

If you suffer from snoring and it is affecting the quality of your life and relationship you can ask your doctor about the pillar procedure and whether it might be right for you. The pillar procedure is especially effective where the soft palate is the primary cause of your snoring.

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The pillar procedure - How it is done

What People Say

Michael Wolfe

I chose the Pillar Procedure because it seemed a lot less invasive. It was a one-time procedure that was done in the surgeons clinic. I was there for five, ten minutes, perhaps. And then back to work again. Quick, easy.
I'm sleeping better at night. I'm getting better rest than I've had in years."

JARGON BUSTER

Sleep Apnea, OSA, heavy snoring, loud snoring, disrupted sleep snoring, sleep disruption

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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a disorder characterized by interruptions and cessations in breathing during sleep, which can occur up to hundreds of times a night.

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