22 doctors weighed in:
Is there connection between snoring and allergies?
22 doctors weighed in

Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
10 doctors agree
In brief: Yes.
Allergies trigger snoring when nasal congestion makes it easier to breathe through the mouth than the nose.
Snoring is a result of the tongue partially blocking this mouth-to-lung pathway. In adults upper airway obstruction may be due to allergy, polyps, a cold, or congestion from alcohol. In kids, allergies & enlarged adenoids are the major causes with an occasional foreign body adding interest.

In brief: Yes.
Allergies trigger snoring when nasal congestion makes it easier to breathe through the mouth than the nose.
Snoring is a result of the tongue partially blocking this mouth-to-lung pathway. In adults upper airway obstruction may be due to allergy, polyps, a cold, or congestion from alcohol. In kids, allergies & enlarged adenoids are the major causes with an occasional foreign body adding interest.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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Dr. Joel Selter
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
9 doctors agree
In brief: Allergy and snoring
Upper airways congestion whether due to allergy or cold can lead to snoring.
Treatment of the underlying inflammation with an intranasal steroid can frequently aid in reducing the congestion.

In brief: Allergy and snoring
Upper airways congestion whether due to allergy or cold can lead to snoring.
Treatment of the underlying inflammation with an intranasal steroid can frequently aid in reducing the congestion.
Dr. Joel Selter
Dr. Joel Selter
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Dr. Anna Meyer
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery - Pediatric
7 doctors agree
In brief: Absolutely!
Congestion from nasal allergies can lead to nasal blockage and snoring.
The best thing is to see your primary care doctor for initial treatment of allergies and if you don't get better, then see an allergist or ent.

In brief: Absolutely!
Congestion from nasal allergies can lead to nasal blockage and snoring.
The best thing is to see your primary care doctor for initial treatment of allergies and if you don't get better, then see an allergist or ent.
Dr. Anna Meyer
Dr. Anna Meyer
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