Sleep disorders and snoring are a health problem of interest to the ear, nose and throat department. Sleep apnea is the most common sleep disorder. Sleep apnea is the most common symptom. Snoring is the most common symptom. Snoring is noisy breathing during sleep. Snoring may be due to tonsils, small tongue, palate structure, as well as overweight, alcohol intake, fatigue and insomnia may also increase snoring.
In the treatment of snoring, one should first understand whether snoring is a simple snoring or a snoring due to sleep apnea. The best distinction is made with the so-called “polysomnography uyku sleep test. In simple snoring, it is possible to relieve the patient by surgical procedures applied for the cause. As an example of these initiatives; septoplasty (nose compartment surgery), turbinate (lower nose meat) surgery, nasal valve (nose angle) surgery, small tongue-soft palate surgery, nasal flesh and tonsil surgery can be given.