Snoring is a sound made by the upper airway where the airway near the back of the throat tends to get narrow leading to partial obstruction during sleep.

How common is snoring?

Snoring is common and is present in up to 40% of the population. However, snoring can be a symptom of other more serious sleep problems such as sleep apnea where the obstruction in breathing leads to significant drop in oxygen saturations leading to what is called sleep apnea.

How do you test if snoring is a symptom of sleep apnea in NYC?

A consultation with a board certified sleep physician in NYC is a first step to determine if your snoring might be a sign of more serious sleep problems such as sleep apnea. After the consultation with a sleep doctor, you might be asked to do a home sleep study or in lab sleep study called polysomnogram.

No wait time sleep studies in New York City

If you or your loved ones snore or have excessive daytime sleepiness, and you are looking for a board certified sleep doctor in New York City, without long waiting lists, please call us at 718 946 5500. We offer same week appointments in most situations for board certified sleep doctor consultations in NYC

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