People Who Snore Are More Likely To Develop Cancer

.

People Who Snore Are More Likely To Develop Cancer

Noisy breathing during sleep is called snoring and it is more common in men who are overweight. Snoring is the vibration of respiratory structures and the resulting sound, due to obstructed air movement during breathing while sleeping. Although it does not affect the person who does it, people who sleep next to them are hugely affected.

But US researchers have come up with a finding that surely would give heavy snorers a lot to think about. It has been found that being a heavy snorer can increase a person's risk of cancer fivefold. Snoring and other types of sleep disordered breathing can leave the body without normal levels of oxygen for hours at a time. Due to the low blood oxygen levels, there can be a development of cancerous tumors by promoting the growth of the vessels that feed them.

After analyzing more than 1,500 people in US, the researchers took note of cancer rates and sleep problems among them over a period of 22 years. They found that those people with severe sleep disordered breathing (SDB) were 5 times more prone to develop cancer than those who had no such problems. This is a serious problem and an eye-opener for people who did not take snoring seriously.


Latest News

Arlington Agrees to Sell Itself to Oracle for $532 Million
Puerto Rico Misses Bond Payments, Expects Help from Congress to Rescue it From t
Greenlight Capital Invest in Yelp and Natural Gas; Exits Greek Banks and Delta L
Colorado’s Supreme Court Strikes Down Prohibitions on Hydraulic Fracking by the
To mark five years of operation to capture Osama, CIA tweets details
Sanders to continue fight for nomination
Reportedly, Englewood Based Sports Authority to Shutter All Stores in the U.S
Puerto Rico’s Governor says the American Territory Cannot Pay Most of its $370Mi
Chicago Mayor Says Hotel on Navy Pier Planned as Part of Navy Pier’s Centennial
Oil Field Service Provider Halliburton and Baker Hughes Give Up Plan of $28 Bill
Protestors demonstrate against Trump at California Republican Convention
Clinton more accepting of criticism