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Is snoring always a sign of sleep apnea?

Ask the doctors Q. My partner says I snore at night. Does this mean I have sleep apnea? A. If you snore at night, you’re in good company. Some 90 million Americans have the same problem, according to the American Sleep Apnea Association. And luckily, not all of them have sleep apnea. Snoring is typically caused by a narrowing of your upper airway. Tissues in the back of your throat…

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